Association between cannabis use disorder and self- and other-directed aggression

Cannabis is the most widely used drug worldwide. Data about the association of cannabis use with aggression is heterogeneous. The objective of the current study was to assess the nature of the association between cannabis use disorder (CUD) and self-directed, other-directed, and combined aggression. We used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and […]

Personality Style and Impulsivity as Determinants of Suicidal Subgroups


Staying Alive! – Connecting the Community

Dependency and Self-Criticism as Predictors of Suicidal Behavior

Individuals have been theorized to develop anaclitic & introjective depression to the extent that they may be characterized as dependent & self-critical, respectively (e.g., Blatt, 1990). Blatt’s theory was applied to suicidal behavior to determine if it could also be reliably broken down into two distinctive types, with respect to a number of parameters. Self-critical […]

Community Crisis Centre of Windsor-Essex County

This pamphlet outlines the services provided by the Community Crisis Centre in Windsor, Ontario.

Community Crisis Centre of Windsor-Essex County: Information Update

This pamphlet outlines the organization & services of the Community Crisis Centre of Windsor-Essex County. The telephone numbers of various crisis services are provided.

A Comparison of Community Attitudes Towards Suicide in Windsor and Los Angeles

Canada’s rate of suicide is higher than the United States; the current study is part of a series of studies examining the difference. The Suicide Opinion Questionnaire was administered to 2 sample communities – Windsor ON & Los Angeles CA. Speculation is provided regarding why such differences (despite considerable similarities) might exist. (45 refs.)

Demographic Variables Related to Knowledge About Suicide Among Mental Health Professionals & Members of the More General Public

Knowledge about suicide is examined using a questionnaire designed from Shneidman’s list of 8 facts & 8 myths. The questionnaire was completed by 199 Ss attending a conference on suicide, & analyzed for age, sex, education, professional status, & exposure to suicide. Overall knowledge was 81.53%; mental health professionals, & those who had seriously contemplated […]

Suicide Postvention in a School System

The Windsor Board of Education has been developing a comprehensive suicide prevention program to address the increasing suicide among adolescents & children. The functions of the program include providing in-depth prevention workshops to the teachers, parents, pupils & community agencies to identify the scope of the suicide problem & to provide information about clues, perceived […]