Recognizing and Helping the Suicidal Patient in Chiropractic Practice
Josefowitz N~~et al
The present article examined chiropractic interns’ & doctors’ ability to recognize suicide lethality factors in their patients. On a suicide lethality scale, chiropractic interns & doctors scored significantly lower than a sample of physicians & psychologists & did not score significantly differently than ministers & college students. Also discusses important factors in assessing suicide risk. Suggestions for helping the suicidal patient in co-operation with a psychiatrist are presented.