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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Jan 8, 2024

Known risk factors for suicide, such as gender and race, are too general to pinpoint who might be in imminent danger. Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Dr. Paul Nestadt talks with Stephanie Desmon about “psychological autopsies,” or investigations of suicides to better understand who is at risk—and where there might be opportunities for interventions. Learn more:

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