Suicide mitigation: a compassionate approach to suicide prevention

@article{ColeKing2013SuicideMA,
  title={Suicide mitigation: a compassionate approach to suicide prevention},
  author={A. Cole-King and G. Green and Linda Gask and K. Hines and S. Platt},
  journal={Advances in Psychiatric Treatment},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={276-283}
}
The death of a patient by suicide can severely affect mental health professionals, particularly if it occurs despite major efforts to intervene. Notwithstanding the difficulties faced by clinicians, suicide prevention remains of paramount importance in order to help save lives. This article seeks to promote a pragmatic and compassionate biopsychosocial response using evidence-based interventions to reduce suicide. It introduces practical strategies that psychiatrists can use in everyday… Expand
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