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AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides

AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides
June 18, 2018

Suicide rates increasing across the US

June 18, 2018
Suicide rates rose significantly in 44 states, with 25 states experiencing increases of more than 30%, between 1999 and 2016 in the United States, CDC data revealed.
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Patients with AS have 59% increased risk for deliberate self-harm

June 15, 2018
AMSTERDAM — Patients with inflammatory arthritis have a significantly increased rate of self-harm attempt, and the risk for self-harm is particularly high…
In the Journals

‘Red flag’ laws may cut population-level firearm suicide rates

June 11, 2018
Risk-based firearm seizure legislation, also called ”red flag” laws, in Connecticut and Indiana were linked to lower firearm suicide rates at the population…
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CME Article

Factors that Determine a Psychiatric Admission: Role of the Psychiatrist

Psychiatric Annals, January 2018, Volume 48 Issue 1
The decision to hospitalize a patient exhibiting signs of psychiatric distress is made as a last resort after…
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Thinking About the Assessment of Risk: September 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

We clinicians estimate risk and make decisions based on that estimate. We estimate suicide risk and violence risk. We…
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APA Annual Meeting

APA Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Tips for medical residents managing suicidality in borderline personality disorder

May 19, 2016
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