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    Volume 19, Issue 2 (April 1974)

    Suicide and Civil Litigation

    (Received 23 February 1973; accepted 25 July 1973)

    Published Online: 1974


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    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.

    Author Information:

    Perr, IN
    Professor of psychiatry and of community medicine, Rutgers Medical School, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, N.J.

    Stock #: JFS10170J


    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10170J

    Title Suicide and Civil Litigation
    Symposium ,
    Committee E30