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 […]

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

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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 […]

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


Familial Aggregation of Suicidal Behavior: a Family Study of Male Suicide Completers From the General Population