Year: 1966 Source: California Medicine, v.104, no.3, (1966), p.168-174 SIEC No: 19820222

The paper briefly describes a)indicators a person may exhibit when suicidal; verbal communications, past attempts, symptomatic actions, depression, treatment failures, & excessive & panic reactions b) how to evaluate suicide potentiality; suicide plan, severity of symptoms, basic personality, precipitating stress, resources & special indicators & c) how to manage suicidal patients; emergency madical care, use of drugs, psychological support, family & friends, constructive action, & referral.