Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence

Emergency department visits for suicidal ideation and/or self-directed harm rose significantly in 2018 compared to the prior year, according to this report.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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OBJECTIVE: The rates of annual emergency department (ED) visits in the United States for suicidal behaviour has nearly doubled over the last 10-15  years, with a decreased rate of hospitalizations, indicating the importance of intervention in the ED prese...
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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In recent years there has been interest in the use of machine learning in suicide research in reaction to the failure of traditional statistical methods to produce clinically useful models of future suicide. The current review summarizes...
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BACKGROUND: For patients with suicide attempts or self-harm, acute-care hospitals often function as the primary or sole point of contact with the healthcare system. However, little is known about patient characteristics or clinical trajectories of suicide ...
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BACKGROUND: The Frequency of Suicidal Ideation Inventory (FSII) is a new and brief measure designed to assess for suicide ideation frequency in the previous year. To provide evidence of the reliability and validity for the FSII in a Spanish-speaking commun...
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To enhance and standardize the assessment of suicidal self-directed violence (SDV) in military populations, the Military Suicide Research Consortium developed the Common Data Elements (CDEs). Previous research supported the CDEs as assessing a higher-order...
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OBJECTIVE: The present study examines dimensionality, reliability and convergent validity of the German Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation (BSS) in a clinical sample. METHODS: 308 inpatients after suicide attempts/acute suicidality participated in th...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Patients admitted to a psychiatric hospital show an increased risk for suicide but specific risk factors are not well understood. METHODS: In this case-control study we describe suicides (n  = 37) that took place durin...
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This study aims to evaluate the effect of c...
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Suicide is a major public health concern. In Canada, suicide is the ninth leading cause of death in all ages, with a rate of 10.3 deaths per 100,000 people. In Nova Scotia, Canada, 137 suicides were reported in 2016 [1]. Suicide risk assessment (SRA) and m...
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Given the rise in the visibility of the trans community, increasing attention has been paid to mental health disparities in trans populations. Specifically, research findings conclude that suicide is considered 1 of the major health disparities in trans po...
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