Suicide risk assessment and intervention in people with mental illness
The purpose of this activity is to review the epidemiology and risk factors for suicide as well as the risk assessment tools and prevention strategies for suicide in people with mental health illness.
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
- Review the epidemiology of suicide
- Review the risk factors for suicide
- Recognise how to perform a risk assessment for suicide
- Review the available risk assessment tools for suicide
- Review what interventions can reduce the risk of suicide
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
16 Nov 2015
16 Nov 2015
16 Nov 2017
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