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Quality of psychiatric treatment, not number of beds, should be focus of suicide prevention

Health care providers should focus on the overall quality of psychiatric care, depression screening and outpatient services to prevent suicide, not the number of available inpatient psychiatric beds, argue researchers from the University of Chicago and Columbia University in a new statistical analysis. 333 more words


Computer test measures suicide risk in just two minutes

Health care professionals can be a first line of defense to prevent suicide, but unfortunately there are few fast, reliable tools for helping them assess suicide risk in their patients. 334 more words