The suicidal patient Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Suicide, Attempted

abstract

  • Patients at imminent risk of suicide (within 48 hours) generally require psychiatric hospitalization. Short-term risk is an indication for aggressive, closely supervised medical therapy, with possible referral to a substance abuse program. If risk is low but chronic, drug treatment or psychotherapy may reduce underlying stressors.

publication date

  • October 15, 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9793545

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 119

end page

  • 23, 127-8, 131-3 passim

volume

  • 33

number

  • 10