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Suicide

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.
New research suggests high school students who have had a sports-related concussion may be at increased risk of dying by suicide.

BLOG: Like most survivors of suicide loss, Dr. Sangeeta Mahajan does not want her son to have died in vain. His life was cut short by the rapid onset of a crippling mood disorder.
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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