Year: 2002 Source: Crisis, v.23, no.2, (2002), p.83-85 SIEC No: 20031011

This column marks a new feature in Crisis: a discussion of clinical & research issues related to suicide based in the field of emergency psychiatry. The column will feature experts in emergency psychiatry, writing about issues that lie at the interface of suicidology & emergency psychiatry. This first column examines the relevance of emergency psychiatric research & practice to the understanding & prevention of suicidal behavior, especially in the context of secondary & tertiary prevention. (8 refs)