Year: 1987 Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry, v.28, no.3, (May/June 1987), p.236-241 SIEC No: 20091145

The prediction of suicide is the most important factor for suicide prevention & treatment. Methodological issues of suicide prediction studies are reviewed as well as demographic, clinical, & biological predictors of suicide. These data suggest suicide cannot be reliably predicted. (44 refs.)