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Going Viral: Episode 130

Going Viral: Episode 130

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Going Viral: Elevated Suicide Risk during the Pandemic

 

In this episode:

 

 

– Suicide is the leading cause of death in adults under 45yo; the pressures of the pandemic have exacerbated this situation
– What are the psychosocial factors at play in the pandemic that increase risk of mental illness and suicide?
– What are practical measures that health professionals can take to mitigate risk
– USEFUL RESOURCE: Australian Suicide Prevention Foundation – What to Ask & What to Say 
– USEFUL RESOURCE: Healthed Podcast: The Clinical Takeaway: How to Tackle Refractory Depression

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

Guest: Clinical A/Prof David Horgan, Psychiatrist, Royal Melbourne Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne

 

Total time: 48 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

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