Can we predict or prevent suicide?: An update

This article updates a 2006 review of empirical data concerning whether clinicians can predict whether patients will die by suicide, or whether fatality can be prevented. Based on further empirical data, a negative conclusion remains justified. There is good evidence that treatment programs, using¬†psychotherapy¬†and medication, can reduce suicide attempts. But people who die by suicide […]

Socio-economic studies on suicide: A survey.


Empirically supported psychological interventions: controversies and evidence.

Efforts to increase the practice of evidence-based psychotherapy in the United States have led to the formation of task forces to define, identify, and disseminate information about empirically supported psychological interventions. The work of several such task forces and other groups reviewing empirically supported treatments (ESTs) in the United States, United Kingdom, and elsewhere is […]