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Talking About the Internet
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69:1831-1831 [letter]
Copyright 2008 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: The article “Googling Suicide: Surfing for Suicide
Information on the Internet” by Recupero et al.1 demonstrates
that while most suicide-related Internet “hits” are either suicideneutral
or anti-suicide, the Internet allows individuals to easily
access not only Web sites that furnish detailed instructions on
maximizing self-harm but also sites that provide forums for
encouragement and support in furtherance of such acts. These
findings lead the authors to conclude that “mental health professionals
should ask patients about their Internet use.”
I would agree that clinicians should talk to patients about