Year: 1993 Source: Crisis, v.14, no.4, (1993), p.168-172, 184 SIEC No: 19930895

This article presents a case study of 55-year-old housewife who committed suicide after psychiatric inpatient treatment following a previous severe suicide attempt. The social & psychological situation of the patient is described, with special emphasis on her relationships with her husband, the therapist, & the other staff members on the ward. The conclusions that were drawn by the therapy team about how inpatient treatment after suicide attempts could be better managed are discussed. (13 refs.)