Year: 2011 Source: Psychiatric Services, v.62, no.2, (February 2011), p.222-223 SIEC No: 20110096

In this letter to the editor, the authors note their agreement with Caine’s commentary on suicide prevention in the December 2010 issue of Psychiatric Services. However, they assert his focus on risk factors is not enough & that lifting the stigma on suicide & suicidal ideation is also needed. They propose 2 strategies: practical measures such a constructing physical barriers & large scale public education campaigns. Caine’s reply follows. (7 refs.)

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