Measuring attitudes towards suicide: Preliminary evaluation of an attitude towards suicide scale

Our study aimed to validate a previously published scale assessing attitudes towards suicide. Factor structure, convergent and discriminant validity, and predictive validity were investigated.
Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionsFindings from this research will contribute to the evidence-base for suicide prevention programs in Australian schools and, if proven effective, YAM could be widely delivered in Australian secondary schools, providing a valuable new resource.
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: Journal of Forensic and Legal MedicineAuthor(s): Talita Lima de Castro, Sarah Teixeira Costa, Bianca Marques Santiago, Alexandre Rodrigues Freire, Eduardo Daruge Júnior, Felippe Bevilacqua Prado, Ana Cláudia RossiAbstractFirearms injuries have a legal and medico-legal importance, and are especially lethal when they reach the craniofacial regions of the victim. The present study aims to identify the characteristics of craniofacial lesions resulting from firearm projectiles, to register the most affected craniofacial regions by this type of injury and t...
Source: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine - Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research
This study explores differences in perpetrators of suicide attacks and non-suicide attacks in the United States. The study uses data on far-right and Al Qaeda and affiliated/inspired terrorists between 1990 and 2013 from the United States Extremist Crime D...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Patient and public involvement (PPI) is becoming more commonplace in mental health research. There are strong moral and ethical arguments for good quality PPI. Few studies have documented and evaluated PPI in self-harm and suicide research. Inc...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in resting-state brain functional network connectivity (FNC) in young depressed patients with and without suicidal behavior, and the relationship between FNC and suicidal attempts in depressed youths...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study aims to explore the effects of poly-victimisation (defined as the experience of multiple different forms of violence, including physical, emotional, and/or sexual) and gender attitudes on mental distress and suicidal ideation among adolescent gi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This paper provides empirical evidence that suicide attacks systematically draw more media attention than non-suicide terrorist attacks. Analyzing 60,341 terrorist attack days in 189 countries from 1970 to 2012, I introduce a methodology to proxy for the m...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Objectives: Frailty and disability are commonly found in Late Life Depression (LLD) and have been associated with increased depression severity, health comorbidities and mortality. Additionally, physical frailty has been associated with suicide in l...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the impact of gender and employment on suicide with the use of expanded unemployment statuses as covariates. METHODS: Data were obtained from release 5 of the National Longitudinal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news
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