Year: 1994 Source: Crisis, v.15, no.1, (1994), p.7-8 SIEC No: 19940590

In this article, Morgan, a practicing psychiatrist, reports on suicide prevention lectures he gave to medical & mental health workers in southern England & Wales. Lectures included a survey of attitudes. Early findings note differences of attitude between professional groups. A case example (inpatient with eating disorder) underlines the difficult choices to be made when faced with suicide ideation & the need to depend on the active cooperation of patients to be effective in suicide prevention.