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Psychotherapy Helps Prevent Suicide


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An article was recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry and nicely summarized in Forbes describing the benefits of even short-term psychotherapy on repeated suicide attempts and suicide related deaths.  Not surprisingly, the data suggest that talk therapy serves to significantly reduce the frequency of suicide following a previous suicide attempt.  The Forbes article also very briefly summarized several recent studies on the efficacy of psychotherapy as an adjunct to or instead of psychiatric medication.

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