Year: 1982 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (15th: 1982: New York), p.43-46 SIEC No: 19841339

This paper describes considerations which should be included in a diagnostic interview with suicidal borderline patients. Considerations include: the clinical severity of depression, major affective disorders superimposed on borderline personality organization, chronic self-mutilating. Also included is clinical management of suicidal risk.