Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Suicide screening: How to recognize and treat at-risk adults

Choose a screening tool that focuses on current and past suicidal ideation, intent, and plan, and interview the patient. Plus: Avoid this common...

Behavioral Health

Alcohol use disorder: How best to screen and intervene

The USPSTF recommends the AUDIT, the AUDIT-C, or the single-question NIAAA screen. The CAGE screening tool has low sensitivity at lower levels of...

Behavioral Health

How to treat complicated grief

Several DSM-5 criteria lasting 6 months or longer can help identify complicated grief, as can available assessment tools. Treatment has a...

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