Year: 2001 Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, v.134, (March 2001), p.536 SIEC No: 20041132

The book, “How to Identify Suicidal People: a Systematic Approach to Risk Assessment,” is reviewed. The reviewer finds that the book offers an outstanding, coherent & complete overiew of the risk factors associated with suicidal behavior. However, she also finds parts of it to be weak, advocating unrealistic clinical practices. Related reading is suggested.