Year: 1968 Source: Patient Care, v.2, (October 1968), p.55-73 SIEC No: 19860175

This article is written for the family physician, who is in a key position to prevent suicide. The editors of PATIENT CARE invited a panel of specialists to delineate suicide warning signs. Among the points highlighted by the panel are: most potential suicides are depressed; previous attempts are indicators; most give some verbal warning they are suicide; inappropriate responses to questioning should arise suspicion; & suicide among relatives may set a precedent.