Research Roundup – August 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Oliffe, J., et al. (2020). Help-seeking prior to male suicide: Bereaved men perspectives. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113173
This Canadian study examines the help-seeking behaviours[…]

Research Roundup – July 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:
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Opara, I., et al. (2020). Suicide among black children: An integrated model of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide and intersectionality theory for researchers and clinicians. Journal of Black Studies. 1-21.

Research Roundup – June 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kennedy, A., Brumby, S., Versace, V. & Brumby-Rendell, T. (2020). The ripple effect: A digital intervention to reduce suicide stigma among farming men. BMC Public Health. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08954-5
Farmers are considered at an-risk occupational group for[…]

Research Roundup – May 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:

Ralfman, et al. (2020). Suicide fatalities in the US compared to Canada: Potential suicides averted with lower firearm ownership in the US. PLOS One. 15(4): e0232252. DOI: doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232252
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Research Roundup – April 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:

Beautrais, A. (2020). Stress and suicide in medical students and physicians.Β The New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 30, 11-14.
Physicians are one of the most at-risk professions for suicide. This paper examines those pervasive[…]

Research Roundup – March 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Special Research The following two articles do not address suicide or suicidal behaviours directly, but they do examine psychological adversities encountered as a result of epidemic outbreaks (this is timely research considering our current[…]

Research Roundup – February 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Abiragi, M. et al. (2020). Importance and approach to manner of death opinions in opioid-related deaths. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 0, 1-6. DOI.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14266
The current opioid epidemic has magnified the issue of[…]

Research Roundup – January 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kaufman et al. (2020).Effects of increased minimum wages by unemployment rate on suicide in the USA. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 0, 1-6. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2019-212981
An American study examining the effect of[…]