Year: 1971 Source: American Journal of Psychotherapy, v.25, no.1, (1971), p.56-73 SIEC No: 19840146

The author considers the following question: Given a helping person, a therapist, with knowledge, skill, & experience in general psychotherapy, what are the basic considerations of which he or she should be cognizant in order to undertake the psychotherapeutic treatment of a depressed suicidal patient? (52 refs)