“Assessing Suicide Risk” with Stanley Edlavitch

Dr. Edlavitch, Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry at UMKC School of Medicine, in collaboration with Drs. Fred Newman and Bill Geis, has established links between negative thought patterns (like hopelessness and sense of failure) and clinical symptoms as indicators of acute suicide risk.  This can guide not only health care professionals but also friends of suffering individuals.

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