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10 November 2011

Suicide checklist

The latest rating scale to determine a person's risk of committing suicide might be better than other such scales at spotting people in most urgent need of help, researchers report.

TUESDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The latest rating scale to determine a person's risk of committing suicide might be better than other such scales at spotting people in most urgent need of help, researchers report.

A big difference, Posner said, is that the C-SSRS measures a wider range of potentially suicidal behaviors.

 
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