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ERIC Number: ED159577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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Communication of Suicidal Ideation in a Walk-In Clinic.
Eisenthal, Sherman
One hundred and fifteen patients coming to a psychiatry walk-in clinic were evaluated for suicidal ideation prior to their intake interview. Sixty percent of the patients had suicidal ideation, 20% to an extreme degree. Recognition of suicidal ideation, based on a content analysis of the clinical chart, was 27% for the entire group and 56% for the extreme group, and was not related to the intensity of symptoms nor to requests for control. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Walk In Clinics
Note: Paper presented at the Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association (Washington, D.C., March 1978)