Year: 1983 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (16th: 1983: Dallas), p.71-72 SIEC No: 19841307

3 presenters shared information on the hazards of helping suicidal clients. McGhee read a case illustrating feelings of vulnerability, anger & inadequacy on the part of the physician. Allen discusses screening a male who posed management problems in a crisis clinic; his discharge was followed by his suicide which caused great distress to the clinic staff. Wrightman shared concepts regarding the value of caring. (RM)