Suicidal ideation in elite schools: a test of the interpersonal theory and the escape theory of suicide - Landrault H, Jaafari N, Amine M, Malka G, Selimbegovi ć L, Chatard A.

OBJECTIVE: The present study compared the ability of two contemporary theories of suicidal behavior-the interpersonal and escape theories of suicide-to predict suicidal ideation. The interpersonal theory proposes that the interaction of perceived burdensom...
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Authors: Amini-Tehrani M, Nasiri M, Jalali T, Sadeghi R, Ghotbi A, Zamanian H Abstract BACKGROUND: Suicide is increasing in young Iranian population, which necessitates the employing of valid, yet abridged instruments assessing the constellation of suicide-related behaviors. The study aimed at validating Suicide Behavior Questionnaire-Revised (SBQ-R) among Iranian undergraduates. METHODS: A total of 487 undergraduates were surveyed in 2018. Construct validity of SBQ-R was examined via confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), and Spearman's correlation with two single-item indices of suicide acceptability (SA) and li...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
Authors: Shoib S, Kim YK Abstract Suicide is a serious public health problem in many countries and has always been a source of apprehension and quest to human mankind, which can be resolved with due diligence. Suicide is a hidden and silent epidemic, with many causative factors. Studying and researching on various causative factors have always been the subject of significance for the researchers. Psychiatric illnesses happen to be the primary reasons for the majority of suicide mortality cases. Not only this, there has been a consistent increase in the no. of cases of mental disorders as well as attempted and compl...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate the influence of area-level factors on adolescent suicide and to determine which variables differ according to age and sex. METHODS: We selected variables that were available for collection through an online datab...
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BACKGROUND: Recent reports show alarmingly high rates of suicide in middle-aged men, yet there are few long-term prospective studies that focus on suicidal behaviour in men in this age group. AIMS: To prospectively explore associations of potential risk fa...
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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.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Therapy and Rehabilitation Depression (Mental) Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Children and Childhood Addiction (Psychology) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Parenting Atten Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The suicide rate of the youth in South Korea has been increasing, and suicide of the youth still has been the most common cause of death since 2007. We aimed to determine the trends and the regional risk factors of youth suicide in South Korea ...
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BACKGROUND: Adolescent non-suicidal self-injurious behavior (NSSI) is a major public health concern. Although widespread, it is yet often a hidden problem. The purpose of this study was to explore the characteristics of self-injurious behavior in youth tre...
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In 1990, Dr. Jack Kevorkian was just beginning his work in the death with dignity movement. Janet Adkins, who made a choice to die after being diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease, was his first assisted suicide patient. This week, Susan Clevenger publishes Dying to Die – The Janet Adkins Story. (Amazon) Clevenger interviewed and recorded stories from Janet’s family and closest friends, transcribed TV videos and read countless magazine and news stories. Her source material included Janet’s personal journals and letters from family and friends that the family had saved over the years.
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ConclusionsDifferential changes are found in astrocyte and microglia genes in PFC subregions in relation to schizophrenia and suicide, indicating possible disturbances of glia homeostasis in these conditions.
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): JulianaTeti Mayer, Gilles Chopard, Magali Nicolier, Damien Gabriel, Caroline Masse, Julie Giustiniani, Pierre Vandel, Emmanuel Haffen, Djamila BennabiAbstractImpulsivity is a multidimensional phenomenon that remains hard to define. It compounds the core pathological construct of many neuropsychiatric illnesses, and despite its close relation to suicide risk, it currently has no specific treatment. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique whose...
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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