Year: 1992 Source: Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, v.29, no.3, (1992), p.159-166 SIEC No: 19930935

This study examined the possibility of using standardized self-report measures as stand ins for clinicians’ assessments of suicide risk. Subjects were 252 new applicants to a military mental health clinic who completed a battery of questionnaires and underwent clinical interviews. These findings suggest that the two methods of assessment are not interchangeable.