Year: 1999 Source: San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999. 704p. SIEC No: 19990252

This edited book includes the most current research on suicide & is written for those who have to assess suicidality in a patient or client. The book helps professionals determine risk & recommends a suicide assessment protocol that can be effectively incorporated into clinical practice. Guidelines for intervention are also provided. Practical advice is offered on a number of specific topics including at-risk populations, treatment strategies, & liability issues. (75 pages of references)