November 13, 2023 by
Lucy Gardner Carson
Eric Ross, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry
(November 13, 2023) A new study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, by Eric Ross, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, and colleagues found that hospitalization for suicidal veterans seeking emergency care immediately after a suicide attempt appeared beneficial, but that was not the case with those who had suicide ideation or whose attempt occurred more than a day before, U.S. Medicine reported.
The study team raised the question, “Can development of an individualized treatment rule identify patients presenting to emergency departments/urgent care with suicidal ideation or suicide attempts who are likely to benefit from psychiatric hospitalization?”
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