Year: 1998 Source: Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, v.5, no.2, (Summer 1998), p.135-150 SIEC No: 20020507

This article reviews & integrates the current literature on assessment, management, & treatment of suicidality. The review provides an integration of existing literature within a conceptual framework that allows for direct clinical application & assists in developing & articulating definable, clinically informed, empirically supported, & balanced standards of care across the clinical domains of risk assessment, ongoing management, & treatment of suicidality. Finally, limitations in our current knowledge base are identified, subsequent constraints on clinical practice are emphasized, & directions for future research are discussed. (94 refs)