Mini Quiz: Suicide Risk Stratification


What are the core components of a therapeutic risk management framework for a suicidal patient? Find out in this quiz.

A major component of suicide risk management is safety planning, which can help the clinician better understand targets for intervention. Is "risk stratification," designed to specify severity for both acute and chronic risk of suicide, an effective strategy?


QUESTION: Risk stratification that specifies severity for both acute and chronic risk of suicide:

A. Tends to emphasize static risk factors over dynamic risk factors and warning signs
B. Is time consuming and laborious
C. Can only be performed by physicians
D. Facilitates appropriate involuntary admissions while helping to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations
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