Understanding and Preventing Suicide

Machine Learning Might Help Identify Those Most At Risk of Suicide

Researchers are hoping to prevent suicides by harnessing the computing power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to pinpoint patients most at risk. More

  • New research at UVA suggests that language used in text messages may one day help clinicians predict an increased risk of a suicide attempt in real time. More

    New Research Finds Text Messages Can Help Predict Suicide Attempts

    New research at UVA suggests that language used in text messages may one day help clinicians predict an increased risk of a suicide attempt in real time. More

  • People who are contemplating killing themselves often conceal their suicidal thoughts, but scientists have adapted a widely used implicit association test to predict a person's suicide risk. More

    Measuring the Suicidal Mind

    People who are contemplating killing themselves often conceal their suicidal thoughts, but scientists have adapted a widely used implicit association test to predict a person's suicide risk. More

  • A psychological scientist renowned for developing evidence-based treatment for suicidality warns that standard interventions for suicidal behavioral -- including hospitalization -- are largely unsupported by science. More

    Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

    A psychological scientist renowned for developing evidence-based treatment for suicidality warns that standard interventions for suicidal behavioral -- including hospitalization -- are largely unsupported by science. More

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