Original quantitative research: Suicide ideation in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction: Many Canadians report decreased mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and concerns have been raised about possible increases in suicide. This study investigates the pandemic’s potential impact on adults’ suicide ideation. Methods: We compared self-reported suicide ideation in 2020 versus 2019 by analyzing data from the Survey on COVID-19 and Mental Health (11 September to 4 […]

A national survey of school counselors’ experiences with student death by suicide

We examined school counselors’ experiences with student’s suicide. Our quantitative findings identified that encountering the death of a student by suicide is common for school counselors during their careers. School counselors reported a range of personal and professional reactions and relied on different sources of support following students’ deaths. School counselors who experienced student’s death […]

Restoring psychic containers of identity after a suicide attempt in adolescence.

Suicidal acts during adolescence reveal narcissistic vulnerabilities. The author’s observation concerns the quality of ego boundaries, as well as their evolution. Longitudinal studies were conducted on the basis of interviews and projective tests performed within 15 days after the suicide attempt and once again the following year. The quantitative analyses of Fisher and Cleveland’s Barrier/Penetration […]

Implementing Routine Suicide Risk Screening for Psychiatric Outpatients With Serious Mental Disorders: II. Quantitative Results