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In partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The suicide rate among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders is 170 times higher than in the general population, according to a study published online in the journal Schizophrenia Research.
Using data from electronic health records, a predictive computer model was able to flag 38% of patients who attempted suicide an average 2 years before the attempt, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
Counties with higher concentrations of poverty also had higher rates of pediatric suicide, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
BLOG: Retired California urologist William Lynes, MD, has shared the story of his psychiatric illness and suicide attempt, in publications and in lectures, and believes the results are all positive.
A 3-day intensive crisis intervention program for adolescents at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, resulted in significant reductions in suicidal ideation 3 months later.
Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, PhD, vice president of research for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, discusses the predictors and warning signs of suicidal behavior, steps for clinicians to…
This session presents findings from location specific studies of suicide to improve risk assessment and ultimate safety of psychiatric inpatients and outpatients.
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