Year: 2003 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, v.31, no.3, (Sep 2003), p.429-441 SIEC No: 20040737

This paper presents a psychiatry resident’s experience of dealing with a patient suicide, & identifies obstacles to developing this aspect of resident training. Options for “preventative” training in helping trainees deal with this unfortunate outcome of mental illness are reviewed. (10 refs)