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Suicide Risk Elevated Among Nurses

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Using data from the National Violent Death Reporting System, researchers report that individuals in the nursing profession have an 18% increased risk for suicide compared with the general population. The authors of the study note that further research is necessary to gain a greater understanding of why nurses are at elevated risk for suicide and to identify interventions to address the issue. JAMA Psychiatry, April 2021

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