Year: 1991 Source: Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, (1991). 311p. SIEC No: 19910665

This book proposes a working model for the assessment, management, & treatment of the suicidal patient, in both inpatient & outpatient contexts. It combines suggestions for optimal clinical practice with risk management strategies for postvention & prevention. Appendices include: risk estimators & scales, a sample antisuicide contract, suicide risk factor checklists, & legal issues in emergency psychiatry. A knowledge base, & legal & statutory information are included.