Current Psychiatry Reports

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 74–80 | Cite as

Advances in crisis management of the suicidal patient: Perspectives from patients

  • Yvonne BergmansEmail author
  • Adrienne L. Brown
  • Anne S. H. Carruthers


This paper discusses crisis intervention with the suicidal client from the perspective of two clients who discuss both the strengths and challenges they have encountered while in crisis. The paper then discusses a model for understanding a suicidal crisis and a template for intervention.


Suicidal Ideation Borderline Personality Disorder Suicidal Behavior Suicide Risk Crisis Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvonne Bergmans
    • 1
    Email author
  • Adrienne L. Brown
  • Anne S. H. Carruthers
  1. 1.University of Toronto-St. Michael’s HospitalTorontoCanada

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