Suicide risk during the lockdown due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Colombia

The study aimed to estimate the high suicide risk during the COVID-19 lockdown in the Colombian population. A total of 700 adults aged between 18 and 76years (M¼37.1, SD¼12.7; 68.0% women) completed an online questionnaire. Findings showed that 7.6% of participants reported a high suicide risk. High suicide risk was associated with high perceived stress[…]

Suicide risk during the lockdown due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Colombia.

The study aimed to estimate the high suicide risk during the COVID-19 lockdown in the Colombian population. A total of 700 adults aged between 18 and 76 years (M = 37.1, SD = 12.7; 68.0% women) completed an online questionnaire. Findings showed that 7.6% of participants reported a high suicide risk. High suicide risk was associated with high perceived stress related[…]

Prevalence of Suicide Risk Factors and Suicide-Related Outcomes in the National Mental Health Study, Colombia

A community survey of 4,426 adults was undertaken as part of the World Mental Health Survey Initiative reporting the prevalence & risk factors for suicide-related outcomes in Colombia. Lifetime prevalence estimates for suicide ideation, plans, attempts, & risk factors for suicide-related outcomes were assessed. Retrospective reports of age-of-onset & mental disorders were used to study[…]

Identification of Suicide Risk Factors in Medell’n, Colombia: a Case-Control Study of Psychological Autopsy in a Developing Country

This study sought to determine the risk factors for suicide in Medell’n, Colombia. A case-control study was conducted among 108 individuals who died by suicide & 108 individuals who died in accidents, matched for age & gender. Both cases & controls were examined by means of psychological autopsy. Conditional logistic regression analysis identified adverse life[…]

Characteristics of People Committing Suicide in Medellin, Colombia

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Death in Colombia (IN: Death and Bereavement Around the World, vol.2: The Americas, ed. by J D Morgan and P Laungani)

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Characterization of the Suicide in Bogota During the Year 2000 and Exploration of Associated Factors

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

The Reality of Suicides in Santiago of Cali

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

Epidemiology of Suicide, Colombia, South-America, 2000

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

A 4-year Experience in Suicide and Drug Abuse Prevention with High School Students