Year: 1979 Source: Littleton, MA: PSG Pub., 1979. p.353-361 SIEC No: 19900003

This chapter focuses on the medical practitioner & suicide. The author discusses the doctor’s responsibility to assess the suicidal patient or refer him to a psychiatrist, who is responsible for this high risk group & how to decide if a patient is a part of this group, & management of a suicidal patients in out-patient & in hospital confinement situations (CM)