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Thoughts of death and suicide reported by cancer patients who endorsed the "suicidal thoughts" item of the PHQ-9 during routine screening for depression.

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BACKGROUND: Patients with serious medical illnesses, such as cancer, are at increased risk of suicide but are also often facing death. The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) is widely used to screen patients for depression. It includes an item that asks about thoughts of death and hurting yourself (Item-9). OBJECTIVE: To describe the nature of thoughts of death and suicide reported in clinical interviews carried out to further assess suicidal ideation of cancer outpatients who had endorse...

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10.1016/j.psym.2011.02.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
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Volume:
52
Issue:
5
Pages:
424-427
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1545-7206
ISSN:
0033-3182
Language:
English
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175836
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2012-12-19

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