Suicide-Related Emergency Department Encounters Among Children, Teens During Pandemic

JAMA Psychiatry

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What The Study Did: Researchers investigated changes during the COVID-19 pandemic in emergency department encounters among children and adolescents with suicidal thoughts or behaviors.

Authors: Kathryn K. Ridout, M.D., Ph.D., of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, is the corresponding author.

 

(10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.2457)

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