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"Unexpected" Suicide Attempts: Treatment Utilizers Denying Ideation in Month Prior to Attempt

2014 Standard Research Grant
Amount Awarded: $90,000
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies

Ursula Whiteside, Ph.D.

Ursula Whiteside, Ph.D.
Group Health Cooperative

Inside the Research

Question: How can suicide risk be detected when no suicidal ideation is reported?

Strategy: Interview and analyze qualitative interviews from individuals who reported no ideation when assessed yet made suicide attempts shortly after assessment. Key themes will be summarized into domains.

Impact: Identification of people at risk who do not talk about their suicidal ideation.