Year: 2003 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, v.31, no.3, (Sep 2003), p.443-457 SIEC No: 20040738

This paper examines the issue of patient suicide from the perspective of a resident-in-training who experienced the suicide of a long-term outpatient. Issues explored include personal & professional reactions to the patient’s death as well as a discussion of the organizational response to the event. (32 refs)