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Assessing and Managing Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: New Approaches

Dr. David Brent is an Endowed Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at Pitt/WPH. He is the national expert for understanding, predicting and intervening in Adolescent suicidal behavior, having researched these topics for more than thirty years and conducting relevant controlled clinical trials. This Podcast reviews results of these clinical trials, specifically the challenges of population and individual prediction, screening, machine learning, intervention and approaches for patient safety planning.

Released: 1/13/21


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