Suicide Contagion (and Reply)
Fishbain D A~~Rissmiller D J~~Rissmiller F
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.