Year: 1990 Source: Suicide Prevention, v.4, no.2, (Spring 1990), p.1,4-5 SIEC No: 19900584

This article outlines how to assess the degree to which a person is at risk of suicidal behaviour. The authors describe risk indicators, such as severe hopelessness, despair, or signs of thought disorder. They also detail clues like withdrawal, preoccupation with death, & forming a suicide plan. They also discuss crisis assessment. (VM)