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Traci Speed, M.D., Ph.D., Karen Swartz, M.D.
Suicidality is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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  • The behavior of actively ending one’s own life
  • Dimensions of suicidal behavior include intent and lethality
    • Intent includes the desire to die, the degree of preparation, and the chance of discovery.
    • Lethality is the damage resulting from a suicide attempt.

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Last updated: September 4, 2017


Speed, Traci, and Karen Swartz. "Suicidality." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787021/all/Suicidality.
Speed T, Swartz K. Suicidality. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787021/all/Suicidality. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Speed, T., & Swartz, K. (2017). Suicidality. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787021/all/Suicidality
Speed T, Swartz K. Suicidality [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787021/all/Suicidality.
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