Year: 2006 Source: JAMA, v.295, no.13, (April 5, 2006), p.1515-1516 SIEC No: 20061012

These letters to the editor comment on a previous article by Mann et al (2005) on suicide prevention strategies. Tondo & Baldessarini note the lack of discussion of disorders other than major depression & treatments other than antidepressants. Knox & Caine provide more information on the Air Force Suicide Prevention Program, disputing Mann et al’s categorization of it simply as a gatekeeper strategy. A reply by Mann follows.