Screening for suicide risk in the pediatric emergency and acute care setting.

@article{Wintersteen2007ScreeningFS,
  title={Screening for suicide risk in the pediatric emergency and acute care setting.},
  author={Matthew B. Wintersteen and Guy S. Diamond and Joel A. Fein},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={398-404}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This paper reviews epidemiology, psychiatric comorbidities, risk factors, warning signs, screening measures, and issues related to screening for suicide risk in the pediatric emergency department and acute care settings. RECENT FINDINGS For the first time in over a decade, rates of adolescent suicide are increasing. A recent review found… CONTINUE READING