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Passive Suicidal Ideation: Still a High-Risk Clinical Scenario

  title={Passive Suicidal Ideation: Still a High-Risk Clinical Scenario},
  author={Robert I. Simon},
  journal={Current psychiatry},
  • R. Simon
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current psychiatry
Key Method[FIGURE OMITTED] Thorough risk assessment may reveal active suicide ideation The commonly held belief that passive suicidal ideation poses less risk for suicide than active suicidal ideation is steeped in the lore of psychiatric practice. "Passive suicidal ideation" appears countless times in psychiatric records, articles, texts, guidelines, and clinical discourse. When a patient reports passive suicide ideation, the clinician may seize upon it as an indicator of low risk of suicide. The…
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