Year: 1984 Source: Legal Aspects of Psychiatric Practice, v.1, no.2, (October 1984), p. 1-4 SIEC No: 20090521

This article discusses malpractice liability in the United States as it pertains to clinicians working with suicidal patients. The discussion is interspersed with information from judicial rulings. Strategies to avoid malpractice suits are outlined. (8 refs.)