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Modified SAD PERSONS Scale of Hockberger and Rothstein

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Psychiatry
Clinical Laboratory

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Hockberger and Rothstein modified the SAD PERSONS Scale originally developed by Patterson et al. This can help nonpsychiatrists to identify a patient who may be at risk for suicide. The authors are from UCLA Medical Center and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

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