SUICIDE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pediatric Psychiatrist Discharges Child; Results in Suicide SUICIDE Expert Case

This case involves a fifteen-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency room after being arrested by the police for displaying strange behavior in public. The patient was admitted to the inpatient psychiatric ward for observation and was started  …

Psychiatric Patient Removed From One-to-One Suicide Watch With Fatal Result SUICIDE Expert Case

…  and suicidal behavior. The patient was on a one-to-one suicide watch for a few days but was taken off due to improvement in his symptoms. Several days later the patient committed suicide after giving a verbal commitment to the staff that he would not do …