Published Online: 1 April 1974
Page Count: 6
Professor of psychiatry and of community medicine, Rutgers Medical School, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, N.J.
(Received 23 February 1973; accepted 25 July 1973)
The responsibility of hospitals and physicians for suicide prevention continues to be a major problem confronting the health care professions. Suicide induced litigation was reviewed in 1960 and 1965 [1,2] and my purpose now is to bring up to date some of the conflicting issues characteristic of this problem.
Paper ID: JFS10170J