Being pro-active in meeting the needs of suicide-bereaved survivors: Results from a systematic audit in Montreal

Background Suicide is a major public health concern that affects some 3,500 individuals a year in Canada. According to the literature, each suicide affects an average of six people. The aim of this study was to describe the met and unmet needs of suicide-bereaved survivors and to formulate postvention recommendations. Methods In the context of […]

Attempted suicide among students and young adults in Montreal, Quebec, Canada: A retrospective cross-sectional study of hospitalized and nonhospitalized suicide attempts based on chart review.

We conducted a chart review to identify postsecondary students and nonstudents in the same age range who presented to the emergency department following a suicide attempt to (1) compare demographic characteristics and suicide risk factors and (2) determine factors associated with more serious attempts requiring hospitalizations. Contact us for a copy of this article, or […]

Installation of a bridge barrier as a suicide prevention strategy in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

~

Familial Aggregation of Suicide Explained by Cluster B Traits: a Three-Group Family Study of Suicide Controlling for Major Depressive Disorder

File copy includes a 1-page data supplement.

An Examination of DSM-IV Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and Risk for Death by Suicide: a Psychological Autopsy Study

~

Seasonal Differences in Psychopathology of Male Suicide Completers

115 French-Canadian male suicide victims were evaluated for DSM-IV psychiatric disorders using proxy-based diagnostic interviews. Subjects were assessed for seasonal differences in the prevalence of DSM-IV psychiatric diagnoses just before their deaths. Diagnoses of major depressive disorder without comorbid cluster B personality disorders, & schizophrenia were differently distributed between seasons. Most subjects with major depressive […]

What is Specific to Suicide in Schizophrenia Disorder? Demographic, Clinical and Behavioural Dimensions

527 consecutive suicides, 43 of whom met criteria for schizophrenia & schizoaffective disorder, were investigated by means of proxy-based interviews using structured diagnostic instruments & personality trait assessments. Compared to other suicides, schizophrenic & schizoaffective suicides presented comparably elevated levels of impulsive aggressive traits. They also had comparable levels of family history of suicidal behaviour […]

An Examination of DSM-IV Depressive Symptoms and Risk for Suicide Completion in Major Depressive Disorder: a Psychological Autopsy Study

A psychological autopsy method with best informants was used to investigate DSM-IV depressive symptoms among 156 people who died by suicide in the context of a major depressive episode & 81 major depressive controls. Suicide victims’ depressive symptoms were more likely to include weight or appetite loss, insomnia, feelings of worthlessness or inappropriate guilt as […]

Control-Group Study of an Intervention Training Program for Youth Suicide Prevention

~

Profile of a Metropolitan North American Immigrant Suicidal Adolescent Population

Mental Health Outcomes of Adjudicated Males and Females: the Aftermath of Juvenile Delinquency and Problem Behaviour

This study assessed the prevalence rates of self-reported suicide attempts & psychological help-seeking in young adults adjudicated for antisocial behaviours in adolescence. Gender differences in the prevalence of mental health problems & disorders were also assessed. Structured interviews were conducted on 3 occasions with 292 males & 113 females. Data from the third testing wave […]

Suicide in Montreal Subway System: Characteristics of the Victims, Antecedents, and Implications for Prevention

~

Is Violent Method of Suicide a Behavioral Marker of Lifetime Aggression?

~

Suicidal Ideation in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients: Panic Disorder a Risk Factor

~

Paternal Filicide: a Study of 10 men

This paper presents the psychiatric & sociodemographic characteristics of 10 men who killed 1 or more of their children. 6 of the cases were classified as extended suicides, in which the perpetrator developed a suicide plan but could not leave 1 or more significant person (his child or children) behind, & so killed them. Each […]

Depressive Relapse Following Acute Tryptophan Depletion in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

~

La prevention du suicide aupres des policiers et policieres du service de police de la communaute urbaine de Montreal (SPCUM): une approche multivolets…

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Resultat de l’evaluation du programme de prevention du suicide en milieu policier: ensemble pour la vie

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Evaluation d’un programme de prevention du suicide en milieu policier

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Le video: outil pedagogique de modeling en prevention du suicide

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Prevention du suicide, une strategie integree

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Comparison of the Effects of Four Suicide Prevention Programs for Family and Friends of High-Risk Suicidal men who do not Seek Help Themselves

~

Publications a Profusion: Mais de Quio Parlent-elles? Etude Bibliometrique sur le Suicide

~