Year: 1995 Source: Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1995. p.97-128 SIEC No: 20031045

The purpose of this chapter is to provide different categories of health care workers in different settings with the core knowledge for detection, evaluation & treatment of acute suicide risk. It is meant to be highly practical in nature, providing guidelines, instruments & questions that can be used by trained mental health care workers as well as by general health care workers with no specific training in behavioral sciences or psychiatry. (38 refs)