Impact of screening for risk of suicide: randomised controlled trial

@article{Crawford2011ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of screening for risk of suicide: randomised controlled trial},
  author={Mike J. Crawford and Lavanya Thana and Caroline Methuen and Pradip Ghosh and Sian V Stanley and Juliette Ross and Fabiana Gordon and Grant Blair and Priya Bajaj},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={198},
  pages={379 - 384}
}
Background Concerns have been expressed about the impact that screening for risk of suicide may have on a person's mental health. Aims To examine whether screening for suicidal ideation among people who attend primary care services and have signs of depression increases the short-term incidence of feeling that life is not worth living. Method In a multicentre, single-blind, randomised controlled trial, 443 patients in four general practices were randomised to screening for suicidal ideation or… 
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