Predicting Suicide: Doctors' New Assessment Tool

The breakfast-induced suicide happened two decades ago but still haunts Dr. Igor Galynker. He had finished medical school and was working as a resident at a New York clinic when one of the patients had a fight with her mother over whether she would get scrambled eggs or eggs sunnyside up. Directly afterward, she jumped to her death off the balcony of her 20th floor apartment. Her doctors were surprised. Although the woman was mentally ill with schizoaffective disorder, a condition that causes...Full Story
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