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Suicide Risk Assessment Doesn't Work
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Suicide Risk Assessment Doesn't Work

New research suggests it doesn’t help—and it may hurt—to rely on a formula to predict the risk of a suicide

0 minute ago — Declan Murray and Patrick Devitt

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