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    Prevalence of suicidal behaviours in two Australian general population surveys: Methodological considerations when comparing across studies

    Purpose: To investigate whether methodological differences between two Australian general population surveys have the capacity to affect the apparent prevalence rates of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Methods: 609 Wave 1 of the Personality and Total Health (PATH) Through Life Project participants, and 83 participants derived from the 1997 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (NSMHWB) […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Twelve month prevalence of and risk factors for suicide attempts in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys

    Objective: Although suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide, clinicians and researchers lack a data-driven method to assess the risk of suicide attempts. This study reports the results of an analysis of a large cross-national epidemiologic survey database that estimates the 12-month prevalence of suicidal behaviors, identifies risk factors for suicide attempts, and combines […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Cognitive flexibility and impulsivity deficits in suicidal adolescents

    Although neurocognitive deficits have been documented in adolescents with suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA), it is unclear whether certain impairments differentiate these groups, potentially suggesting heightened risk for SA. Focus on specific facets of impulsivity and cognitive control may indicate distinctions between adolescents with SA vs. SI. The current study examined dimensions of […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Suicide trends among Australian construction workers during years 2001–2019

    In many Western countries, including Australia, construction workers have been identified as being at elevated risk of suicide compared to other workers. A variety of suicide prevention initiatives have been implemented and expanded to reduce suicide in this occupational group; however, the net effect of these is unknown. Using 19 years of national suicide data, this […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Suicide-related knowledge among Italian early career psychiatrists and trainees: Results from a cross-sectional survey

    The training of mental health professionals is an important component of suicide-prevention programs. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in different Italian regions to evaluate knowledge of, and attitudes toward, suicide as well as the experience of a patient’s suicide or a suicide attempt in early career psychiatrists (ECPs) and trainees (N = 338). The Suicide […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Epidemiological behavior of suicide attempt in Colombian adolescents years 2016-2019: An ecological study

    Objective: Characterize the behavior of attempted suicide in adolescents in Colombia, and its associated epidemiological factors from 2016 to 2019. Method: Quantitative, observational, descriptive, and ecological study. The sample was extracted from the database of the Integrated Social Protection Information System, by identifying cases of attempted suicide for ages in the range from 12 to […]

    November 29, 2022
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    A review of literature on suicide and suicidal behavior in medical students

    Many psychiatric disorders have been found to have a surprisingly high prevalence among medical students and residents around the world. This research could shed light on why there is a greater suicide rate among medical students. Our goal is to collect information on suicide rates among medical students all around the world and publish it […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Suicide hangings during pre-Covid-19 and Covid-19: Myths debunked for the lower-middle-income group countries

    The psyche about the adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has got fixed to a level of conviction that committing suicide is directly linked to coronavirus infection. The statistics of suicidal hangings for the pre-Covid-19 and the Covid-19 periods were compared in the Indian capital. The data analysis of the autopsy records showed the absence […]

    November 29, 2022
    Government Document
    National suicide prevention strategy

    The Government has long been committed to promoting health and well-being for all. ‘Mental Health Policy 2014’ and ‘Mental Healthcare Act 2017’ provide the much-needed policy and legal framework to fortify efforts to promote mental well-being of the population. These documents have also addressed suicide as a public health issue. They have been instrumental in […]

    November 29, 2022
    Manuscript
    The epidemiology of suicide in Alberta

    Goal: Evidence to optimize suicide prevention. 1. Descriptive Epidemiology (Time, Sex, Age, Geography) 2. Analytic Epidemiology (Other Risk Factors) 3. Prioritizing, Planning and Evaluation (Optimization)

    November 24, 2022
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    Suicide risk assessment and safety planning in integrated primary care settings: Recommendations for behavioral health consultants

    Primary care is an important setting for improving identification and treatment of people at risk for suicide. However, there are few standardized protocols for management of suicide risk in primary care. In this paper, we outline evidence-based practice considerations for behavioral health consultants (BHCs) tasked with conducting suicide risk assessments and safety planning interventions in […]

    November 24, 2022
    Thesis
    Predicting death by suicide with administrative health care system data

    Quantifying suicide risk with risk scales is common in clinical practice, but the performance of risk scales has been shown to be limited. Prediction models have been developed to quantify suicide risk and have been  shown to outperform risk scales, but these models have not been commonly adopted in clinical practice. The original research presented […]

    November 24, 2022
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    Predicting death by suicide using administrative health care system data: Can recurrent neural network, one-dimensional convolutional neural network, and gradient boosted trees models improve prediction performance?

    Background Suicide is a leading cause of death, particularly in younger persons, and this results in tremendous years of life lost. Objective To compare the performance of recurrent neural networks, one-dimensional convolutional neural networks, and gradient boosted trees, with logistic regression and feedforward neural networks. Methods The modeling dataset contained 3548 persons that died by […]

    November 24, 2022
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    Treatment of childhood traumatic grief

    Childhood traumatic grief (CTG) is a condition in which trauma symptoms impinge on children’s ability to negotiate the normal grieving process. Clinical characteristics of CTG and their implications for treatment are discussed, and data from a small number of open-treatment studies of traumatically bereaved children are reviewed. An empirically derived treatment model for CTG is […]

    November 23, 2022
    Manuscript
    Taking the next step forward: Building a responsive mental health and addictions system for emerging adults

    Taking the Next Step Forward: Building a Responsive Mental Health and Addictions System for Emerging Adults is a report produced by researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) for the  MHCC’s Knowledge Exchange Centre (KEC).1 It considers the current state of Canadian and international policies and programs that support youth with mental health […]

    November 23, 2022
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    Campus mental health strategy: Creating a community of caring

    The University of Calgary struck a Mental Health Task Force in late 2014 to develop a comprehensive strategy on mental health. A healthy settings approach, which has its roots in the World Health Organization  Health for All strategy, was used as a framework to develop recommendations. The healthy settings approach recognizes how the culture, structure […]

    November 23, 2022
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    The impact of adverse childhood experiences on health problems: evidence from four birth cohorts dating back to 1900

    Background: We examined the relationship of the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACE score) to six health problems among four successive birth cohorts dating back to 1900 to assess the strength and consistency of these relationships in face of secular influences the 20th century brought in changing health behaviors and conditions. We hypothesized that the ACE […]

    November 23, 2022
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    The impact of physical pain on suicidal thoughts and behaviors: Meta-analyses

    Although the relationship between physical pain and suicidal thoughts and behaviors has been explored in multiple epidemiologic and clinical studies, it is still far from being well understood. Consequently, we conducted a meta-analysis of studies comparing rates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in individuals with and without physical pain. We searched MEDLINE and PsycINFO (May […]

    November 23, 2022
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    The role of social work in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention: A scoping review

    Social workers frequently encounter those affected by suicide. However, the social work voice on suicide has been relatively absent from the literature. This scoping review aimed to map the contribution social work research has made to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. Two hundred and forty-one papers on suicide authored by social workers were identified. Results […]

    November 23, 2022
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    The associations of cumulative adverse childhood experiences and irritability with mental disorders in detained male adolescent offenders

    Background Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and psychiatric disorders are common in juvenile detainees. Emotional dysregulation resulting from cumulated ACEs may be characterized by symptoms of irritability. The present study examined whether the accumulation of ACEs, irritability, or both predicted mental disorders in incarcerated adolescents with and without controlling for one another and for socio-demographic factors. […]

    November 23, 2022
    Manuscript
    Zero suicide: An international declaration for better healthcare

    This declaration was developed by a diverse group of 50 peer leaders, government policy makers, and healthcare providers from 13 countries convened for Atlanta 2015: An International Declaration and Social Movement to address the aspirational goal of zero suicide in healthcare. It discusses the problem of suicide stemming from a lack of effective care and […]

    November 23, 2022
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    The indirect effect of perceived burdensomeness on the relationship between indices of social support and suicide ideation in college students

    Objective: Research has demonstrated that a lack of social support is related to suicide risk. This study examines perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness, of the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide, as mechanisms of the social support–suicide relationship in college students. Method: The study consisted of 207 students from a Midwestern university. Data were collected from 2007 to 2008. Two […]

    November 23, 2022
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    What’s unique about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and young adults suicides? Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System

    Purpose: The purpose of the study was to explore variability in circumstances around suicide deaths among youth and young adults by sexual/gender identity category (gay male, lesbian/gay female, bisexual male, bisexual female, transgender male, transgender female, non-LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender] male, and non-LGBT female). Methods: Secondary analysis of National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) data […]

    November 23, 2022

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