Year: 1990 Source: Crisis, v.11, no.1, (1990), p.52-59 SIEC No: 19900912

Focussed on the 38 (of 3005 at risk psyc patients) who suicided within 60 days of evaluation. Identified 9 high-risk variables: prior psychiatric hospitalization, contemplation of hanging or jumping, presence of suicidal impulses, divorced, threat of financial loss, feeling a burden to others, unable to cry or severe crying, severe or moderate ideas of persecution or reference & the interviewer’s negative or mixed reaction to the patient. 4 or more variables identified the suicides.