Study finds short-term psychological therapy reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiers

Short-term cognitive behavioral therapy dramatically reduced suicide attempts among at-risk military personnel, according to findings from a research study that included investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The study of soldiers who had either attempted suicide or were at high risk of killing themselves found that soldiers receiving cognitive-behavioral therapy were 60 percent less likely to make a suicide attempt during the 24-month follow-up than those receiving standard treatment. —> Read More Here


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