Suicide Rates and Altitude
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1470 , Segment 1
Episode: Suicide and Altitude, Why You Like What You Like, Screen Cleaning
- Apr 6, 2018 4:00 pm
- 46:32 mins
Brent Michael Kious, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Utah. He practices inpatient adult psychiatry with a focus on the management of severe persistent mental illness. His outpatient practice focuses on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related conditions, and the use of deep brain stimulation for treatment-refractory OCD. Dr. Brent Michael Kious He also works at the University of Utah as an Adjunct Professor in Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Philosophy. A team of scientists from the University of Utah led by Dr. Brent Michael Kious have come to the conclusion that people living at higher altitudes may have an increased risk of suicide. The researchers have a theory as to why this might be the case, along with some recommendations. Dr. Kious explains.