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    Suicide capability within the ideation-to-action framework: A systematic scoping review

    Suicide capability is theorised to facilitate the movement from suicidal ideation to suicide attempt. Three types of contributors are posited to comprise suicide capability: acquired, dispositional, and practical. Despite suicide capability being critical in the movement from ideation-to-attempt, there has been no systematic synthesis of empirical evidence relating to suicide capability that would enable further […]

    January 31, 2023
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    Unravelling psychiatric heterogeneity and predicting suicide attempts in women with trauma-related dissociation using artificial intelligence

    Background: Suicide is a leading cause of death, and rates of attempted suicide have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The under-diagnosed psychiatric phenotype of dissociation is associated with elevated suicidal self-injury; however, it has largely been left out of attempts to predict and prevent suicide. Objective: We designed an artificial intelligence approach to identify dissociative patients and […]

    January 31, 2023
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    County-level estimates of suicide mortality in the USA: A modelling study

    Background Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the USA and population risk prediction models can inform decisions on the type, location, and timing of public health interventions. We aimed to develop a prediction model to estimate county-level suicide risk in the USA using population characteristics. Methods We obtained data on all […]

    January 31, 2023
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    Canadian news media coverage of suicide during the COVID‑19 pandemic

    Purpose The COVID-19 pandemic led to concerns about increases in suicidal behaviour. Research indicates that certain types of media coverage of suicide may help reduce suicidality (the Papageno effect), while other types may increase suicidality (the Werther effect). This study aimed to examine the tone and content of Canadian news articles about suicide during the […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Are we undercounting the true burden of mortality related to suicide, alcohol use, or drug use? An analysis using death certificate data from Colorado veterans

    Knowledge regarding deaths due to suicide or alcohol- or drug-related causes may be limited by inconsistent and/or restrictive case definitions, resulting in concerns regarding validity of findings and underestimates of burden. In this proof-of-concept study, we assessed varying case definitions (suicide, alcohol-related, and drug-related mortality using underlying-cause-of-death (UCOD) versus multiple-cause-of-death (MCOD) International Classification of Diseases, Tenth […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Suicide and neurotrophin factors: A systematic review of the correlation between BDNF and GDNF and self-killing

    According to WHO data, suicide is a public health priority. In particular, suicide is the fourth-leading cause of death in young people. Many risk factors of suicide are described, including individual-, relationship-, community-, and societal-linked ones. The leading factor is the diagnosis of mental illness. Nevertheless, not all people who attempt suicide are psychiatric patients; […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide, and unintended overdose death in later life: A national cohort study of veterans aged 50 and older

    Background/objectives: Although studies have shown posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with risk of suicide, the relationship in later life, especially for overdose death, remains unclear. Thus, the aim of the current study was to determine associations between PTSD, suicide, and unintended overdose death in mid- to late-life. Methods: A nationwide cohort study integrating Department of Veterans Affairs’ […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Increase in search interest for “suicide” and “depression” for particular days of the week and times of day: Analysis based on Google trends

    Depression is the most common disorder in people who attempt suicide or die by suicide. Research review indicate that therapy of depression (including psychoeducation) is one of the main factors in the prevention of suicidal behavior. In this paper we examine the intensification of search interest for the terms “depression” and “suicide” in Google search […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Suicide possibility scale detection via Sina Weibo analytics: Preliminary results

    Suicide, as an increasingly prominent social problem, has attracted widespread social attention in the mental health field. Traditional suicide clinical assessment and risk questionnaires lack timeliness and proactivity, and high-risk groups often conceal their intentions, which is not conducive to early suicide prevention. In this study, we used machine-learning algorithms to extract text features from […]

    January 30, 2023
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    The social suicide rates: A review on Durkheim’s theory of suicide

    Suicide is a societal disease. Various philosophers have offered opposing opinions on the reason of suicide. However, Ken Morrison’s Marx, Durkheim, Weber: Formations of Modern Social Thought contains a lengthy study of Émile Durkheim’s suicide. This research looks into Emile Durkheim’s idea of suicide. Two examples are presented to demonstrate how he describes various sorts […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Evaluation of the use of digital mental health platforms and interventions: Scoping review

    Background: The increasing use of digital mental health (DMH) platforms and digital mental health interventions (DMHIs) is hindered by uncertainty over effectiveness, quality and usability. There is a need to identify the types of available evidence in this domain. Aim: This study is a scoping review identifying evaluation of the (1) DMH platform/s used; and (2) DMHI/s […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Warning signs of elderly suicide and factors affecting professional help-seeking: Care of Sri Lanka

    Though the suicide rate is remarkably high among older persons in many countries, seeking external assistance in dealing with suicidality is infrequent. Against this background, the objectives of this paper are twofold: to identify possible depressive signs and suicide warnings exhibited by older people before the act of suicide, and to examine the factors affecting […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Suicide of farmer and farm workers amid COVID-19 in India

    The purpose of the study is to examine the current scenario of farmers’ suicide in India. Farmer suicides in India refer to the national catastrophe of farmers committing suicide since the 1990s. The farmers’ suicide rate in India had  ranged between 1.4 and 1.8 per 100,000 total population, over a 10-year period through 2005, however […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Trends in positive depression and suicide risk screens in pediatric primary care during COVID-19

    Objective: Adolescent mental health concerns increased during COVID-19, but it is unknown whether early increases in depression and suicide risk have been sustained. We examined changes in positive screens for depression and suicide risk in a large pediatric primary care network through May 2022. Methods: Using an observational repeated cross-sectional design, we examined changes in depression and […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Detection of suicide risk using vocal characteristics: Systematic review

    Background: In an age when telehealth services are increasingly being used for forward triage, there is a need for accurate suicide risk detection. Vocal characteristics analyzed using artificial intelligence are now proving capable of detecting suicide risk with accuracies superior to traditional survey-based approaches, suggesting an efficient and economical approach to ensuring ongoing patient safety. […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Temporal and spatial trends in suicide-related visits before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, 2018–2021

    Background COVID-19 disproportionately impacted mental health in disadvantaged populations and areas. However, disparities in long-term changes in suicide-related visits across the US are unclear. This retrospective study aims to characterize temporal and spatial changes in suicide-related visits in healthcare settings from 2018 to 2021 in the U.S. Methods We use electronic health records for 21,860,370 […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Association of 5α-reductase inhibitors with dementia, depression, and suicide

    Importance  In recent decades, there has been increased interest in the possible adverse neurological effects of 5α-reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs), which have been used mainly for benign prostatic hyperplasia and androgenic alopecia. Numerous studies and reports have indicated associations of 5-ARIs with depression and suicide. However, most of these studies had methodological shortcomings, and very little is […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Anti-transgender rights legislation and internet searches pertaining to depression and suicide

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether anti-transgender rights legislation among state legislators is associated with increased suicide- and depression-related Internet searches. Employing a quasi-experimental non-equivalent control group design, we focused on bills that were introduced to state legislatures from July 2019 to July 2020. As our panel is constructed of 51 states/territories […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Time‑dependent suicide rates among Army soldiers returning from an Afghanistan/Iraq deployment, by military rank and component

    Background To date, knowledge is limited regarding time-dependent suicide risk in the years following return from deployment and whether such rates vary by military rank (i.e., enlisted, officer) or component (i.e., active duty, National Guard, reserve). To address these gaps in knowledge, the objectives of this study were to determine and compare postdeployment suicide rates […]

    January 30, 2023
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    The effect of emotional dysregulation and impulsivity on suicidality in patients with bipolar disorder

    Background: We aimed to evaluate the effect of emotional dysregulation and impulsivity on suicidality in patients with bipolar disorder by comparing patients with bipolar disorder with healthy individuals. Subjects and methods: The study included 85 patients (59 women, 26 men) with bipolar disorder and education and age matched 65 (44 women, 21 men) healthy volunteers. […]

    January 26, 2023
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    Differences in all-cause and cause-specific mortality due to external causes and suicide between young adult refugees, non-refugee immigrants and Swedish-born young adults: The role of education and migration-related factors

    Background International migration has increased during the past years and little is known about the mortality of young adult immigrants and refugees that came to Sweden as children. This study aimed to investigate 1) the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in young accompanied and unaccompanied refugees and non-refugee immigrants compared to Swedish born individuals; […]

    January 26, 2023
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    Sexual and gender identity and note-leaving among adult suicide decedents in the USA

    Background: Suicide is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the USA, representing a critical public health threat. Suicide risks differ for different populations. In particular, the sexual and gender minority (SGM) population remains at increased risk for suicide. One of the circumstances that may differ for SGM and non-SGM individuals is the […]

    January 26, 2023
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    Factors affecting emergency medical utilization after self-harm ad effectiveness of community-based suicide prevention provisions in preventing self-harm: A nationwide registry-based study in Korea

    In order to formulate and implement a community-based suicide prevention program, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, it is necessary to understand the epidemiological characteristics of self-harm. Clinical data were collected from the National Emergency Department Information System (NEDIS) data panel in Korea for patients seen after self-harm episodes. Socioeconomic factors were […]

    January 26, 2023

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