Toward Optimizing Behavioral Markers of Suicide Risk
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Clinical Science R&D
July 2017 -
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Despite ongoing efforts to enhance suicide risk assessment, current methods rely heavily on patient report of suicidal ideation and related factors (e.g., intent, plan, access to means) to determine level of risk. Reliance on self-report is problematic because many patients are unwilling or unable to report thoughts and intentions of suicide.1 In addition to these limitations, the emphasis of self-report measures on conscious thoughts and emotions has fostered little insight into the largely unc...