Predicting Suicide: Are We Any Closer?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 11, November 2004
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Let’s face it. With our most troubled, desperate patients, each visit is an exercise in doing something that may very well be impossible: predicting whether they are going to attempt suicide.