Year: 1990 Source: London: Oxford University Press, 1990. p.227-244 SIEC No: 20040951

In this chapter, the authors discuss several basic premises. First, that suicide in untreated, inadequately treated, or treatment-resistant bipolar patients is far too common & often can be avoided. Second, that enough is known to justify reviewing the field & making specific clinical suggestions. The literature on suicidal behaivor in unipolar patients is cited for the sake of comparison or to supplement that on self-destructive behavior in bipolar patients. (6 refs)