Year: 1987 Source: Orlando, FL: Grune and Stratton, 1987. p.219-235 SIEC No: 20040723

This chapter identifies characteristics of patients at high risk for violence & situations in the medical setting in which violence is likely to occur, particularly with relation to self-injurious & suicidal violence. The authors also describe techniques for interviewing, stabilization, & support to reduce the likelihood of violence in medical settings. (56 refs)