Year: 2011 Source: Canadian Family Physician, v.57, no.2, (February 2011), p.148-149 SIEC No: 20110157

In this editorial, the author asks what family physicians are doing to prevent suicide among men. The risks associated with 2 interventions, drug therapy & involuntary hospitalisation, are discussed. The editorial concludes by asking if family physicians cannot do more to prevent male suicide, pointing out that most individuals who die by suicide have seen physicians in the weeks before their attempts. The text is available in both French & English. (10 refs.)

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