Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 6p. SIEC No: 19861161

A 12 yr. study of crisis intervention concluded that the services should be performed by the medical staff in the front line with some assistance from psychosocial spectialists. The authos state that good planning is essential in this area., to avoid negative effects theydescribe as “Scilla & CharyBdis”; the incompetent, neglective medical staff on one side, the isolated expert on the other. NBB