Reassessment of suicide attempters at home, shortly after discharge from hospital

Background: Assessment of suicide attempters in a general hospital may be influenced by the condition of the patient and the unfavorable circumstances of the hospital environment. Aims: To determine whether the results of a reassessment at home shortly after discharge from hospital differ from the initial assessment in the hospital. Methods: In this prospective study, systematic assessment of […]

Development of a suicide prevention toolkit for VA home-based primary care teams

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Home-Based Primary Care program (HBPC) serves Veterans with multiple comorbid physical and psychological conditions that can increase suicide risk. HBPC teams are uniquely able to implement suicide risk assessment and prevention practices, and the team’s mental health provider often trains other team members. An online suicide prevention toolkit was […]

Associated factors of suicidal ideation among older persons with dementia living at home in eight European countries.

ABSTRACT Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the occurrence of suicidal ideation and associated factors in older persons with dementia living at home in eight European countries, and its association with quality of life. Furthermore, changes in suicidal ideation over time were investigated. Methods: This cohort study (n ¼ 1,223) was part of the European […]

Interpersonal trauma and suicide attempts in low-income depressed mothers in home visiting

Background Risk of suicide is a major concern for depressed mothers in the perinatal period. The strongest predictor of completing suicide is having made a previous attempt. Little is known about the clinical features of low-income, depressed mothers who have attempted suicide in contrast to those who have not. Objective This study examined clinical and […]

A longitudinal examination of rural status and suicide risk.