The Forgotten Patients

Langreth, Robert; Ruiz, Rebecca
September 2010
Forbes Asia;Sep2010, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p24
The article presents information on the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy for treating suicidal patients. According to researchers at University of Pennsylvania, ten weeks of the therapy reduces the rate of repeating suicide attempts. The researcher said that doctors should treat suicidal thoughts and impulses and teach patients to cope up with techniques rather than just giving them antidepressants.


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