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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


NAVARRETE BETANCORT, Elena María; HERRERA RODRIGUEZ, Judit  and  LEON PEREZ, Petra. The limits of suicide prevention. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2019, vol.39, n.135, pp.193-214.  Epub Nov 11, 2019. ISSN 2340-2733.

Suicide prevention is one of the main and most controversial points within health policies developed in the last decade. Our aim is to review, from a critical perspective, the available preventive strategies and the limitations we encounter in terms of design, implementation and effectiveness, as well as to reflect on the potentially iatrogenic consequences of these interventions and recommend other approaches, more integrative, to this question.

Keywords : quaternary prevention; suicide; risk; iatrogenic; mental health; psychiatrization; public health; preventive interventions.

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