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Assessment of suicide risk in mental health practice: shifting from prediction to therapeutic assessment, formulation, and risk management

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Suicide prevention in psychiatric practice has been dominated by efforts to predict risk of suicide in individual patients. However, traditional risk prediction measures have been shown repeatedly in studies from high income countries to be ineffective. Several factors might contribute to clinicians' preoccupation with risk prediction, which can have negative effects on patient care and also on clinicians where prediction is seen as failing. The model of therapeutic risk assessment, formulati...

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Published
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10.1016/S2215-0366(22)00232-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Pages:
922-928
Publication date:
2022-08-08
Acceptance date:
2022-06-07
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EISSN:
2215-0374
ISSN:
2215-0366
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1262549
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pubs:1262549
Deposit date:
2022-06-08

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