Grieving Doctor Regrets He Didn't Ask Depressed Patient About Gun

Colorado Public Radio's Eric Whitney, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Dumont's patient shot himself in the head with a rifle. Dumont was stunned, and guilt-ridden. He says he always asks his depressed patients about suicide, and whether they've thought about how they'd do it. But he regrets not asking this patient specifically whether he had any guns in the house" (Whitney, 3/20). Read the story.

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