Year: 2000 Source: Psychiatric Times, v.XVII, no.8, (August 2000), 7p. SIEC No: 20050443

Suicide is the most common cause of malpractice litigation against all mental health care professionals. In order determine what psychiatrists can do to manage risk when treating suicidal patients, the author interviewed 2 leading experts, R I Simon & T G Gutheil, & synthesized some of the most recent literature on the subject. Her findings are presented here.