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Risk Factors

Risk Factors - Departments & Programs, UW Medical Foundation, Patient Resources, Social Work Services Quick Guide, Social Work Manual, Mental/Emotional Health, Suicide

Focus

Sad Persons

Sex (male)

Age (elderly or adolescent)

Depression

Previous suicide attempts

Ethanol abuse

Rational thinking loss (psychosis)

Social supports lacking

Organized plan to commit suicide

No spouse (divorced > widowed > single)

Sickness (physical illness)

Other factors

Based on presentation 1/30/2007 by Dr. Molli Rolli