Association between visual impairment and risk of suicide: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction: Suicide is an important public health problem. Well-established risk factors of suicide include depression, family history of mental disorders, substance problem, chronic physical illness, and others. Sensory impairment, especially visual impairment (VI), has a critical impact on both mental and physical health. However, the association between VI and risk of suicide has not been thoroughly […]

Differences in suicide risk correlates and history of suicide ideation and attempts as a function of disability type

Background Disability status is associated with correlates of suicide risk (perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, negative future disposition, felt stigma, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts). Aims This study aimed to examine whether suicide-related correlates differ significantly as a function of disability type. Methods Individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (N = 102) completed semistructured interviews and online-based questionnaires. […]