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In partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

A recent diagnosis of dementia is associated with short-term higher suicide risk, according to a study presented in a poster at the virtual 2021 annual meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
A machine learning algorithm that used electronic health record data to gauge a patient’s suicide risk in real time showed good performance in nonpsychiatric clinical settings in an 11-month prospective trial.
Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD, discussed a critical shift in language and how clinicians frame their discussions with patients with suicidal ideation at a Psych Congress Regionals session on suicide prevention.
ED visit rates in the US for mental health conditions, suicide attempts, overdoses, intimate partner violence, and child abuse and neglect were higher during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to last year.
Depression, but not burnout, is directly linked with suicidal ideation in physicians, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open.
In this video, Evolution of Psychotherapy speaker Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, addresses the treatment of patients with prolonged and complicated grief and suicidality and the impact of the COVID-19…
Michael Myers, MD, and John Budin, MD, discuss Dr. Myers' recent memoir, how the COVID-19 pandemic is helping medical professionals admit their vulnerabilities, and steps to take when colleagues may…
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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