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    A comparison of medically serious suicide attempters admitted to intensive care units versus other medically serious suicide attempters

    Background Medically serious suicide attempts (MSSA) represent a subgroup of clinically heterogeneous suicidal behaviours very close to deaths by suicide. A simple definition of an MSSA is a suicide attempt with life-threatening consequences, regardless of the severity of the attempter’s mental disorder. Few studies have specifically analysed the heterogeneity of MSSA. Therefore, the aim of […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Psychological factors as predictors of suicide actions among undergraduates in Ekiti State, Nigeria

    The study examined the Psychological factors as predictors of suicide actions among undergraduates in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. Two hundred (200) samples of engineering students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti were randomly selected. Data were collected from primary sources. The framing theory was applied by using different suicide reports on […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Therapeutic alliance and change in suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients at risk for suicide

    Background: Therapeutic alliance is thought to be essential in the treatment of suicidality. Surprisingly, studies about the association between therapeutic alliance and change in suicide ideation over the course of treatment are sparse  and reported inconsistent results. Furthermore, theoretically important moderators were rarely explored empirically. Methods: We investigated the association between therapeutic alliance and change […]

    January 25, 2023
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    The relationship between suicide and hopelessness in young adults aged 18-30: A systematic review

    INTRODUCTION: This review presents a number of studies that assessed the concept of hopelessness in individuals aged 18 to 30 with a history of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt. METHODS: The Turkish Citation Index, TR Index, Turkish Psychiatric Index, Wiley Online Library, PubMed, and Science Direct databases were reviewed between January and February 2021, and […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Understanding suicide and its prevention in the Indian context: Mental health perspective

    In India, suicide research has largely concentrated on the prevalence, method, psychological, and demographic risk factors. Suicide processes, paradigms, prevention strategies, and other features of suicide that are common in the West may not be applicable in India. It is vital to study potential underlying processes, various suicide prevention methods, and suicide prevention in general, […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Suicide reporting in the nineteenth century: Large-scale descriptive content analysis of Austrian newspapers

    During the nineteenth century, suicide rates rose substantially in many countries, including the geographic region of the present state of Austria. Sensational news reporting about suicides may have contributed to this rise by eliciting so-called copycat suicides, a phenomenon termed the ‘Werther effect.’ We conducted a large-scale content analysis of nineteenth-century suicide reporting (N = 14,638) to […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Mental health literacy regarding depression and suicide

    Introduction: Mental health literacy enables individuals to recognize the symptoms associated with mental illness, and thus adjust their behavior to manage and seek help and treatment for mental illness. Aims: The present research aims to study determinants of mental health literacy and whether an association exists between mental health literacy and the understanding of content […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Suicide prevention research: A bibliometric analysis from 1982 to 2021

    Background: Suicide is the most extreme outcome of a mental health crisis and should therefore be a key priority in any mental health prevention response. Objective: the aim of this study was to identify the scientific production and its temporal evolution related to suicide prevention. Method: To do this, a quantitative, descriptive and bibliometric type […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Living with suicidal thoughts: A scoping review

    Background There is a significantly higher number of people experiencing severe levels of suicidal thoughts compared to that of suicidal deaths and suicide attempts. In suicide prevention research, there is a shift towards greater emphasis on people’s experiences of living with suicidal thoughts. This can expand the existing evidence base, which is dominated by a […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Psychometric properties of the Suicidal Ideation Scale in the Indonesian language

    Introduction: Suicide is one of the leading cause of mortality among adolescents and young adults, especially in low to middle-income countries. Research found that screening for suicidal ideation in non-clinical populations such as schools or communities is an important step toward preventing suicide. Despite so, not all screening tools have the capabilities to accurately detect […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Clinical implementation of suicide risk prediction models in healthcare: A qualitative study

    Background Suicide risk prediction models derived from electronic health records (EHR) are a novel innovation in suicide prevention but there is little evidence to guide their implementation. Methods In this qualitative study, 30 clinicians and 10 health care administrators were interviewed from one health system anticipating implementation of an automated EHR-derived suicide risk prediction model […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Social media use, mental health, and suicide-related outcomes in Russian women: A cross-sectional comparison between two age groups

    Background: Women who belong to the age group “emerging adulthood” (18 to 29 years) are vulnerable to mental health issues and suicide-related outcomes. Objectives: This study investigated potential predictors of suicide-related outcomes in females emerging adulthood and compared them to older women. Design and methods: Data of 2537 women from Russia (group “18 to 29 years”: n = 1123; group […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Risk of suicide after diagnosis of severe physical health conditions: A retrospective cohort study of 47 million people

    Background The diagnosis of a severe physical health condition can cause psychological distress and lead to severe depression. The association between severe physical health conditions and the risk of suicide, and how the risk of suicide changes in the months following diagnosis, are not clear. Methods We estimated whether a diagnosis of severe physical health […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Increasing trend of suicide among youth: A social and psychological problem

    Suicide among young people appears to be a severe issue that requires immediate attention and concerted global initiatives. Suicide is now a leading cause of death in all parts of the world. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) estimate, low and middle-income countries account for approximately 77% of all suicides worldwide. Pakistan, which is […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Service use and costs in adolescents with pain and suicidality: A cross-sectional study

    Background Persistent/recurrent pain for more than three months and suicidality (suicide and self-harm related thoughts and behaviours) are serious and co-occurring health problems in adolescence, underscoring the need for targeted support. However, little is known about service use and costs in adolescents with pain-suicidality comorbidity, compared to those with either problem alone. This study aimed […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Raising capacity to address mental health concerns in Costa Rica

    Background A family medicine team based out of Mayo Clinic, Rochester assembled in 2019 to provide home visits and direct care to underserved populations of patients in La Cruz, Costa Rica. In addition to the provision of direct patient care, our team was interested in conducting a community needs-based assessment to identify an area for provider […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Stakeholder insights into implementing a systems‑based suicide prevention program in regional and rural Tasmanian communities

    Purpose With emerging evidence indicating that systems-based approaches help optimise suicide prevention efforts, the National Suicide Prevention Trial sought to gather evidence on the appropriateness of these approaches to prevent suicide among at-risk populations, in regional and rural communities throughout Australia. The Tasmanian component of the Trial implemented the LifeSpan systems framework across three distinct […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Who discovers the firearm suicide decedent: An epidemiologic characterization of survivor‑victims

    Background Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, with over half of cases involving firearms. Despite research indicating negative effects of exposure to suicide, there is little research on who typically finds the body of the suicide decedent. Understanding who finds the body of the suicide decedent may be important […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Associations between natural language processing (NLP) enriched social determinants of health and suicide death among US veterans

    Importance: Social determinants of health (SDOH) are known to be associated with increased risk of suicidal behaviors, but few studies utilized SDOH from unstructured electronic health record (EHR) notes. Objective: To investigate associations between suicide and recent SDOH, identified using structured and unstructured data. Design: Nested case-control study. Setting: EHR data from the US Veterans […]

    January 25, 2023
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    The relationship of suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide to gender-based violence

    The aim of this article is to analyse possible factors that influence behaviours related to female suicide: ideation and attempt. To this end, the influence of different indicators has been observed like socio-demographic indicators, support  networks, gender-based violences suffered and fear of their partner through a quantitative analysis using a secondary data source, the Study […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Preventing youth suicide: Potential “crossover effects” of existing school-based programs

    Notable increases in youth mental health problems combined with strains on the already stretched mental health workforce raise concerns that there will be an ensuing increase in youth suicide thoughts, behaviors, and even deaths. Schools are recognized as crucial settings for youth mental health support and suicide prevention activities, yet schools also face staff shortages […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Imputation methods for missing failure times in recurrent-event survival analysis: Application to suicide attempts in the transgender population

    Suicide risk among transgender populations is an important public health issue. In a project evaluating association between gender affirmation and suicide attempts in the US Transgender Survey, we evaluated the relationship between gender affirmation and risk for suicide attempts. One of the challenges is that the age at suicide attempts was only collected for the […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Presence and predictors of suicide ideation in a clinical outpatient context

    Background: It is of vital importance to study the risk factors associated with suicidal behaviour. The purpose of this study is to analyse the presence of suicide ideation and related factors in an applied clinical environment. Method: A correlative-predictive study is conducted with a sample of 180 adult patients, 64% women, with an average age […]

    January 25, 2023

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