Preventing suicide after traumatic brain injury: implications for general practice

@article{Simpson2007PreventingSA,
  title={Preventing suicide after traumatic brain injury: implications for general practice},
  author={G. Simpson and R. Tate},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2007},
  volume={187}
}
  • G. Simpson, R. Tate
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Medical Journal of Australia
  • People with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have an increased risk of suicide, suicide attempts and suicide ideation compared with the general population. Most suicide deaths and attempts involve self‐poisoning. General practitioners are strategically placed to make a significant contribution to preventing suicide in this group. Assessment approaches need to take into account the chronic nature of suicide risk in people with TBI. The assessment of post‐TBI depression is complicated by the… CONTINUE READING
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