Year: 2002 Source: Crisis, v.23, no.2, (2002), p.68-73 SIEC No: 20031014

This investigation presents a first evaluation of the complete emergency protocols from a major German city focusing on suicide & parasuicide. The authors found documentation of suicides & attempted suicides to be unsatisfactory, especially in regard to underlying psychiatric disorders, which were scarcely recorded. Improvements in methodology are suggested. (31 refs)