Contact with mental health and primary care providers before suicide: a review of the evidence.

@article{Luoma2002ContactWM,
  title={Contact with mental health and primary care providers before suicide: a review of the evidence.},
  author={Jason B. Luoma and Catherine E Martin and Jane L. Pearson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={159 6},
  pages={909-16}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined rates of contact with primary care and mental health care professionals by individuals before they died by suicide. METHOD The authors reviewed 40 studies for which there was information available on rates of health care contact and examined age and gender differences among the subjects. RESULTS Contact with primary care providers in the time leading up to suicide is common. While three of four suicide victims had contact with primary care providers within the… CONTINUE READING
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