Year: 2001 Source: Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis, 2001. p.103-127 SIEC No: 20010345

This chapter reviews the major psychiatric treatment trends in suicide prevention in the past, the present, & the future. Psychiatric disorders are reviewed separately. Depression, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, schizophrenia, personality disorder, drug dependence, & panic disorder are discussed. The prevention of the repetition of a suicide attempt is briefly discussed. Suicide prevention in psychiatric patients by screening for biological & genetic factors is also discussed. (95 refs.)