TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013


While there is no screening tool proven to identify people at risk of suicide, a new study examining medical records of more than 84,000 patients who completed the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) at every depression-care visit over several years suggests that the commonly used depression-assessment instrument may be a useful screening tool for detecting suicide risk.

Read the full article at Psychiatric News

(http://alert.psychiatricnews.org/2013/12/common-screening-tool-may-help-identify.html)

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