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Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS): The following components were added to the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS): helplessness, feeling trapped, and engaged with phone worker.

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- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (2014). Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) Risk Assessment (Lifeline crisis center version). The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), p. 1-5.

How do Healthcare Professionals Interview Patients to Assess Suicide Risk?

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Data analysis: Qualitative conversation analysis and Quantitative analyses

- McCabe, R., Stemo, I., Priebe, S., Barnes, R., & Byng, R. How do Healthcare Professionals Interview Patients to Assess Suicide Risk? BMC Psychiatry. 2017. 17:122.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Miller, D. N. (2014). Levels of responsibility in school-based suicide prevention: Legal requirements, ethical duties, and best practices. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 9(3), 15–18.

Mishara, B. L. (2008). Reconciling clinical experience with evidence-based knowledge in suicide prevention policy and practice [Editorial]. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 29(1), 1–3.

Yip, P. S. F. (2011). Towards evidence-based suicide prevention programs [Editorial]. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 32(3), 117–120.

QUESTION 1
Why are optimized or 'no problem' questions problematic when asking about suicidal ideation? To select and enter your answer go to Test.