Year: 1986 Source: Professional Psychology: Research & Practice v.17, no.2, (1986), p.125-130 SIEC No: 19870112

Suicidal behavior is perhaps the most troubling problem facing psychotherapists, regardless of the setting. Adding to the problem is the lack of theraputic techniques designed to deal with it.Evidence indicating the uniqueness of suicidal patients on a variety of cognitive dimensions is reviewed & possible directions for cognitive intervention & future research are outlined. 64 refs.