Year: 1991 Source: Hospital and Community Psychiatry, v.42, no.1, (January 1991), p.94-96 SIEC No: 19910582

Fishbain addresses the August 1990 article by the Rissmillers on suicide contagion in a long-term psychiatric facility. Common factors of the 4 reported cases are noted, & additional interventions that may help prevent suicide contagion in such a facility are described. The Rissmillers then respond to Fishbain’s suggested interventions.