We have included two recent abstracts pertaining to suicide. The first from the U.S. is about a new approach to risk with a focus on prevention rather than prediction. The second from Denmark addresses the ongoing controversy about SSRI..
Sarah Payne MD Bullying is a pervasive problem that affects many children and youth, especially with its extension into the cyberworld in recent years. Increasing numbers of studies have been published documenting the impact of bullying..
SUICIDE IS NOT PREDICTABLE Alan Eppel MB, FRCPC Assessment of suicide risk is a core aspect of every psychiatric evaluation. The reality is however that the prediction of completed suicide is a mathematical impossibility. This is because compl..
Vol 4 #2 With this issue the Journal of Psychiatry Reform introduces a new section entitled Clinical Pearls. Clinical pearls are succinct items of information derived from careful clinical observation over years of practice and which ma..