Psychiatry Update

‘Alarming’ number of carers contemplate suicide

AN “ALARMING” one quarter of people caring for a family member with dementia have contemplated committing suicide, an Australian study shows.

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Catherine Hanrahan

Catherine Hanrahan is a health journalist and researcher with a PhD in immunology from the University of Melbourne.

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