Societal determinants of violent death: the extent to which social, economic, and structural characteristics explain differences in violence across Australia, Canada, and the United States - Wilkins NJ, Zhang X, Mack KA, Clapperton AJ, Macpherson A, Sleet D, Kresnow-Sedacca MJ, Ballesteros MF, Newton D, Murdoch J, MacKay JM, Berecki-Gisolf J, Marr A, Armstead T, McClure R.

In this ecological study, we attempt to quantify the extent to which differences in homicide and suicide death rates between three countries, and among states/provinces within those countries, may be explained by differences in their social, economic, and ...
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OBJECTIVE: Previous research shows that interoceptive deficits are associated with harmful behaviors such as nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), eating disorder pathology, and suicide attempts. The present study replicates and extends this area of research by ...
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Objective: Every profession has its own safety and health risks. In addition to the risk of being involved in a "normal" road crash, professional heavy vehicle drivers are at risk of becoming victims of people attempting suicide by crashing into the...
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe presentations to hospital as a result of self-harm or suicidal ideation and to examine patterns of repetition. METHOD: Presentations made to hospital emergency departments in Northern Ireland followi...
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BACKGROUND: Increasing evidence suggests Bipolar Disorder (BD) to be frequently associated to a history of traumatic experiences and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with consequent greater symptoms severity, number of hospitalizations and worsening ...
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Jamaican police officers often encounter organizational and societal stressors through their work in high-crime and low-resource settings. Repeated exposure to stressors, with limited opportunities for support, can compromise emotional well-being and incre...
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A busy day at UNISON’s LGBT+ conference saw delegates discuss a number of major issues. Mental health was high on the agenda, with Alan Williams for the union’s North West LGBT group saying that there was a “concerningly high rate of suicide attempts by LGBT+ members” and called for more training for reps on the issues. Hannah Stephenson urged delegates to return to their branches and ask their employers for mental ill health training, while a speaker from the North West talked of how “one person with the right information can make all the difference”. She said that research suggests tha...
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This study explored nurse suicide in the United States. METHODS: Characteristics were compared between occupations using 2014 National Violent Death Reporting System data. RESULTS: Female nurse suicides were significantly higher ...
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CONCLUSIONS: Co-occurring psychotic experiences indicate greater public mental health burden, suggesting psychotic experiences could be a marker for future preventive strategies improving public mental health. PMID: 31713511 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon, and how to treat it.
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