Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features mental health care professionals discussing the issues that most affect psychiatry.
Sep 9, 2019
J. John Mann, MD, joins Lorenzo Norris, MD, host of the MDedge Psychcast and editor in chief of MDedge Psychiatry, to talk about the need for medicine to shift its approaches to preventing suicide. They spoke at the Focus on Neuropsychiatry 2019 meeting, sponsored by Current Psychiatry and Global Academy for Medical Education.
Dr. Mann is professor of translational neuroscience at Columbia University in New York.
For a complete video of this interview, see this vodcast.
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Show notes by Jacqueline Posada, MD, consultation-liaison psychiatry fellow with the Inova Fairfax Hospital/George Washington University program in Falls Church, Va.
Why are suicide rates on the rise?
Connections to untreated psychiatric illness
Role of treatment by primary care physicians
What steps can be taken to prevent suicide?
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