Suicide exposure and impact within a non-representative Australian community sample - Maple M, Sanford R.

This article aims to investigate this impact among 3010 community residing Australian adults. An online survey investigated the burden of exposure to suicide, psychological distress...
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BACKGROUND: Due to alarming rates of suicide in Special Operations Forces (SOF) and associated effects of traumatic stress in military populations writ large, resilience initiatives thought to influence Servicemembers' mitigation of traumatic stress and th...
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In the early 20th century, the rating of higher risk, “substandard” applicants for life insurance was largely the purview of physicians known as medical directors of life insurance companies.1,2 Medical directors from the United States and Canada me...
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Cyberbullying is the repeated and willful use of digital technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person. Cyberbullies use cell phones, computers and tablets. They use email, text messaging, social media, apps, forums and gaming in their efforts to humiliate their peers and others. With today’s mandatory need for smartphones and 24-7 access to social media platforms, anyone can be a perpetual target. But because teens and young adults access these digital platforms so often, they are the most vulnerable. Staying “connected” online with friends is not always as innocent as it appears. He...
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IMPORTANCE: Since 2004, the suicide rate among US Army soldiers has exceeded the rate of death from combat injury. It is critical to establish factors that increase the risk of acting on suicidal thoughts to guide early intervention and suicide prevention....
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BACKGROUND: Military hazing is one of most serious problems affecting suicidal ideation (SI) among active duty personnel, but has received limited research attention. Studies on hazing and SI indicate anger and depressive symptoms as mediators for SI. ...
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OBJECTIVE: There is an elevated risk for suicide in the year following psychiatric hospitalization. The present study examined whether perceived coercion during admission into psychiatric hospitalization increases risk for postdischarge suicide attempts. ...
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This study aimed to examine ...
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Objective: To systematically review the quality of evidence regarding the effectiveness of supports for people affected by suicide. Method: EMBASE, MEDLINE and PsychINFO were searched for evaluations of community-based supports for people aff...
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OBJECTIVES: To compare the risk of death by suicide in male veterans with age-matched civilians. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study linking provincial administrative databases between 1990 and 2013 with follow-up complete until death or December 31...
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What Are 5 Underlying Reasons for Addiction? Addiction always stems from a root cause, also known as one of the reasons for addiction. It is extremely important to treat both the root cause of the addiction in addition to the physical addiction itself. Staying sober involves much more than just detoxing from drugs or alcohol and abstaining from them in the future. It also involves finding the underlying reasons for the addiction and treating that as well, so that it does not exacerbate the addiction in the future. This is why so many people fail when they attempt to quit using drugs or alcohol cold turkey. While there can ...
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