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Of course one of the most potent fears when training is the suicide of a person we are seeing.

Managing this anxiety

Managing this anxiety is important.

The importance of proper risk assessment

The importance of full communication with supervisors

Coping with the suicide of a client

Suicide of trainees

See also

References & Bibliography

Key texts



  • Ellis, T.E., & Dickey, T.O. (1998). Procedures surrounding the suicide of a trainee's patient: A national survey of psychology internships and psychiatry residency programs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 29, 492-497.
  • Ellis, T.E., Dickey, T.O., & Jones, E.C. (1998). Patient suicide in psychiatry residency programs: A national survey of training and postvention practices. Academic Psychiatry, 22, 181-189.

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