NO-SUICIDE CONTRACT

a particular agreement, utilized whenever the possibility of suicide is being confronted, made between the patient and the therapy professional which postulates that patient client won't commit such an act. It is frequently utilized as an intermediary technique for an agreed-upon amount of time.

NO-SUICIDE CONTRACT: "The first thing Nick's therapist wanted to do was have him sign a no-suicide contract."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NO-SUICIDE CONTRACT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/no-suicide-contract/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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