Year: 1988 Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, v.49, no.9 Suppl., (September 1988), p.42-45 SIEC No: 19880937

This paper focuses on risk factors & clinical states associated with suicide in depressed women & the necessity for thorough clinical evaluation of family & personal histories of suicidal, impulsive & violent behaviours. Treatment issues addressed include the importance & content of detail communication to patients & their families, medication noncompliance, the risks associated with recovery & other high-risk periods & problems associated with the adjunctive use of alcohol & other drugs.