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Suicide Genes

Blood Test That Allegedly Predicts Suicide Risk Only Looks Promising in the Media, Not in Science

Cecile Janssens | Posted 10.19.2014 | Science
Cecile Janssens

This simple blood test for the prediction of suicide risks not only lacks a proper scientific basis but signifies unacceptable ignorance of the motives behind suicide thoughts and suicide attempts. Because of the complex nature of suicide, it is unlikely that a genetic test will ever be the key to prevention.