Year: 1969 Source: Rahway: Merck, Sharp & Dohme, 1969. p.139-155 SIEC No: 20060117

This chapter discusses the relationship between depression & suicide, how suicidal patients can be recognized & evaluated, & what can be done to prevent death by suicide. The author states the importance of working with family members, clergymen, other physicians, friends & family, & community agencies in order to give the patient the support that they need. (4 refs)