Gender differences in suicidal ideation and health-risk behaviors among high school students in Beijing, China - Zhang YY, Lei YT, Song Y, Lu RR, Duan JL, Prochaska JJ.

BACKGROUND: Suicide is still the leading cause of death in the 15 to 34-year age group, especially for girls aging 15 to 19-year old. In China particularly, the suicide rate of female is 60% higher than male. The gender difference on suicidal ideation and ...
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Authors: Hinrichs KLM, Steadman-Wood P, Meyerson JL Abstract Suicide rates are increasing in the United States and groups at elevated risk include older adults, veterans, and those with life-limiting illnesses. However, the treatment of suicidality at end-of-life has been little studied. There is emerging evidence that palliative care itself may be protective against suicide and there is some support for the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) at end-of-life. The overlapping mechanisms of palliative care and ACT are especially well-suited for individuals struggling with suicidality in the context of life...
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OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study is to investigate the views of adolescents aged 16-19, attending public high schools in Warsaw, on effectiveness of suicide prevention. METHODS: The studied population covered adolescents aged 16-19 back in 2015 (M ...
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Social media (SM) use is widespread among adolescents, and many SM outlets lend themselves to cyberbullying and its consequences, including anxiety, depression, and even suicide. The purpose of this study is to determine the current prevalence of bullying ...
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