Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology.(2006).62(2):171-184. DOI: 10,1002/jclp.20221 SIEC No: 20140022

The patient who is at-risk for suicide is complex and is difficult to evaluate and treat effectively. Should suicidal behavior occur, the clinician faces the potential wrath of bereaved survivors and their externalized blame exercised through a malpractice suit.