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In partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The prevalence of suicide-related behaviors among physicians is “relatively high,” according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
Clozapine was the only antipsychotic associated with a decreased risk of attempted or completed suicide in a study involving two nationwide cohorts of patients with schizophrenia.
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.
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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