Suicide attempters’ memory traces of exposure to suicidal behavior: A qualitative pilot study

Background: In the course of their lives individuals may encounter the phenomenon of suicide in various ways, for example, directly through suicidal behavior in the family or among peers; or indirectly through hearsay, the media, literature, etc. Aims: The study investigates such memory traces (engrams) in patients with and without a suicide attempt. Methods: Ten patients from a […]

Examining multiple features of episodic future thinking and episodic memory among suicidal adults

Background Theories of suicide suggest that suicidal ideation (SI) results in part from difficulty imagining the future, which itself relies on the ability to remember the past. The present study examines multiple components of episodic future thinking and memory including event richness, which is commonly measured within the cognitive literature but has not previously been assessed […]

Suicide ideation and neurocognition among 9- and 10- year old children in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study

Objective During the past decade, the pediatric suicide rate has nearly tripled. Yet, little is known about suicide behavior (SB) in children. Identification of risk factors associated with SB during childhood may be critical to preventing future attempts. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between neurocognitive performance and suicide ideation (SI) […]