Exploring the link between interoceptive body awareness and suicidal orientation in university students: A cross-sectional study

Introduction: The transition to college life can impact the mental health of students. There are mental health care strategies that promote connection with the body’s internal signals, which can help to improve mental well-being, manage emotions, and reduce the risk of suicide in university students. Aim: This study aimed to examine the association between interoceptive […]

Domestic abuse links to suicide: Rapid review, fieldwork, and quantitative analysis report

The UK police received, on average, over 100 domestic abuse-related calls an hour in 2014/15, which represents 10% of all recorded crime (HMIC, 2015). To date, very little systematic data have been gathered on the relationship between domestic abuse and victim suicide in the UK. In one of the first projects of its kind, the […]

ChatGPT for suicide risk assessment on social media: Quantitative evaluation of model performance, potentials and limitations

This paper presents a novel framework for quantitatively evaluating the interactive ChatGPT model in the context of suicidality assessment from social media posts, utilizing the University of Maryland Reddit suicidality dataset. We conduct a technical evaluation of ChatGPT’s performance on this task using Zero-Shot and Few-Shot experiments and compare its results with those of two […]

Wishes to die in older people: A quantitative study of prevalence and associated factors

Background: Death thoughts and wishes occur frequently among older people. In different European countries estimates of 10%-20% have been found. Aims: To determine the prevalence and associated factors of death thoughts and wishes among older people in The Netherlands. Methods: In The Netherlands 1794 people (58-98 years) were interviewed in 2005/2006 (Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam). Results: 81.3% reported never […]

Compliance with the Zero Suicide initiative by mental health clinicians at a regional mental health service: Development and test of a clinical audit tool

Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate the compliance of mental health clinicians in applying the Zero Suicide (ZS) approach to their clinical practice in a rural and regional health community setting. Methods: A retrospective clinical audit of six mental health teams was undertaken at a single site. A clinical audit tool was […]

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