Year: 1985 Source: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, v.16, no.4, (August 1985), p.470-472 SIEC No: 19860845

Comments on an article by C. Turkington (1984) that chronicles the psychology profession’s attempts to provide assistance to psychologists suffering emotional distress. A review of the literature reveals the critical need for further research concerning the incidence and cause of suicide among psychotherapists. It is concluded that studies examining the rate of suicide among those who actually practice psychotherapy are need to determine whether there is cause for alarm. 14 REFS. (NBB)