Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Suicide

Suicide, Screening

The AAFP concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care. (2014)

(Grade: I recommendation)
(Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/gradespre.htm#irec
(Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/3rduspstf/suicide/suiciderr.htm#clinical (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)