• Corpus ID: 221516302

Suicide Risk Modeling with Uncertain Diagnostic Records

  title={Suicide Risk Modeling with Uncertain Diagnostic Records},
  author={Wenjie Wang and Chongliang Luo and Robert H. Aseltine and Fei Wang and Jun Yan and Kun Chen},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
Motivated by the pressing need for suicide prevention through improving behavioral healthcare, we use medical claims data to study the risk of subsequent suicide attempts for patients who were hospitalized due to suicide attempts and later discharged. Understanding the risk behaviors of such patients at elevated suicide risk is an important step towards the goal of "Zero Suicide". An immediate and unconventional challenge is that the identification of suicide attempts from medical claims… 


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