Suicide and the human service professions in the twenty-first century: current issues and future directions - Westefeld JS, Rinaldi AP.

Five current issues of importance to human service professionals and the field of suicidology are examined, including Joiner's theory of suicide, suicide in the LGBT population, bullying and suicide, the relationship between firearm availability and suicid...
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CONCLUSION: A psychotic experience could be traumatic for patients and lead to complete PTSD. Although it appears as a non-consensual clinical entity, from a likely epistemological slip of the definition of "psychotrauma", the consideration of potential PTSD-PP presents an undoubted clinical relevance. Indeed, it could help practioners to precise the semiological analysis of patients recovering from an acute psychotic episode; to impact the prognosis of psychosis, thinking about impairment on the quality of life and the affective and suicidal comorbidities; and to modify the therapeutic approach in the recovery o...
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Recent research has highlighted that the number of people impacted by a death by suicide is far greater than previously estimated and includes wider networks beyond close family members. It is important to understand the ways in which suicide impacts diffe...
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Neil was the toughest guy I knew in the Air Force. But no one taught us how to cope with PTSD.
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Psychiatric hospitalization for a suicide attempt (SA), rather than suicide ideation (SI) alone, is a stronger risk indicator for eventual suicide death. Yet, little is known about demographic and clinical characteristics differentiating those admitted for...
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A recent article by Brent and colleagues concluded that “Children of parents who use prescription opioids are at increased risk for suicide attempts, which could be a contributing factor to the time trend in adolescent suicidality.”1 The known chall...
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In Reply We would like to thank Pennap and colleagues for their thoughtful letter. We completely agree that the use of diagnostic data are likely to greatly underestimate the prevalence of suicide attempts, and we should have stated that explicitly in o...
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This study examines the relationship between state-level earned income tax credit (EITC) laws in the United States on suicides. Following findings in previous work showing that the EITC is associated with lower depression rates and reduced number of risky ...
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This week’s Psychology Around the Net has the latest on an upcoming star-studded mental health awareness special, a new report on mental health websites sharing user data, the dangers of avoiding discord in your relationships, and more. Enjoy! Shawn Mendes, Lizzo, Halsey &More to Participate in ‘I’m Listening’ Mental Health Awareness Radio Special: To kick off National Suicide Prevention Week, music and sports stars including Lizzo, Tegan and Sara, Blink-182, Halsey, Disturbed, and Shawn Mendes — as well as a number of mental health professionals and first responders — will particip...
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BACKGROUND: The current study examines the unique and interactive effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and days using alcohol, opioids, and marijuana on PTSD symptoms, suicidal ideation, and suicidal behavior up to 1 year, later in a hi...
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