This article will address the problems faced by the clinician in attempting to prevent suicide in alcoholic patients under treatment. It will focus on the clinician's difficult task of assessing suicide potential and initiating interventions to prevent suicide among patients with alcohol dependence. Specifically, the state of the art in identifying, assessing, and treating the suicidal patient with alcohol dependence will be discussed.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Biological Psychiatry
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology