[Suicide prevention and eHealth: towards personalized follow-up strategies?]

Med Sci (Paris). Aug-Sep 2018;34(8-9):730-734. doi: 10.1051/medsci/20183408021. Epub 2018 Sep 19.
[Article in French]


Suicide risk assessment usually rely on brief medical visit and does not report the evolution of this risk after the patient discharge. However, the reattempt risk is still high several months after the initial attempt. In these setting, long term suicide prevention of at risk subjects are challenging. Thanks to recent technological advances, electronic health (eHealth) data collection strategies now can provide access to real-time patient self-report data during the interval between visits. The extension of the clinical assessment to the patient environment and data processing using data mining will support medical decision making.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aftercare / methods*
  • Aftercare / organization & administration
  • Aftercare / standards
  • Aftercare / trends
  • Humans
  • Precision Medicine / methods*
  • Precision Medicine / standards
  • Precision Medicine / trends
  • Suicide / prevention & control*
  • Telemedicine / methods*
  • Telemedicine / organization & administration
  • Telemedicine / standards