Year: 1994 Source: Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc., 1994. 212p. SIEC No: 19950855

This edited book has 3 sections. The first includes chapters on orientations toward death, suicide prevention centres, suicidal behaviour factors & myths. The second section has chapters on evaluating & managing suicidal persons, long-term treatment of chronically suicidal patients, suicide prevention in the hospital, & the management of suicidal patients in medical practice. Section 3 discusses responses to suicidal behaviour, patient suicide, a postvention program & liability for suicide.