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ERIC Number: EJ292867
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Suicide and the Standard of Care: Optimal vs. Acceptable.
Berman, Alan L.; Cohen-Sandler, Roni
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n2 p114-22 Sum 1982
Discusses accepted standards of care for suicidal patients from the perspectives of the law, malpractice insurance claims, the mental health professions, and the ideal. A review of decisions of professional liability provides guidelines for what the court considers to be adequate care, suggesting an acceptance of minimal standards. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: This paper was presented as part of symposium: "The Hospital's Obligation to the Suicidal Patient," Annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (14th, Albuquerque, NM, April 26, 1981)