Year: 2003 Source: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, v.10, no.2, (April 2003), p.199-202 SIEC No: 20031136

This article describes the use of ‘no suicide contracts’ in community crisis situations, analyses the use of the tool within this context, &, in particular, argues that the theoretical base (transactional analysis) of the ‘no suicide contract’ is likely to be deleterious in the community crisis situation. (31 refs)