Suicide epidemic in Malawi: what can we do? - Banda GT, Banda N, Chadza A, Mthunzi C.
Suicide continues to be a global health concern, affecting all continents. Although some studies have associated it with mental disorders such as severe depression, research also shows that a significant number of cases occur due to emerging life stresses.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Everyday ethics of suicide care: survey of mental health care providers' perspectives and support needs - Montreuil M, Seguin M, P Gros C, Racine E.
The objective of this study was to better understand HCPs' perspectives of everyday ethical issues... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Functional disability in psychiatric patients with deliberate self-harm as compared to a clinical control group - Nilsson M, Lundh LG, Westrin, Westling S.
BACKGROUND: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a common behavior in psychiatric populations. However, little is known regarding how DSH impacts daily life. The concept of functional disability, adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO), refers to the impac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide in the Early Months of the Pandemic: Unexpected Trends Suicide in the Early Months of the Pandemic: Unexpected Trends
A new study published in The Lancet reveals some interesting results about how major stressors influence suicide risk.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Characteristics and unidimensionality of non-suicidal self-injury in a community sample of Spanish adolescents - P érez S, Garcia-Alandete J, Gallego B, Marco JH.
BACKGROUND: Few studies have explored the prevalence and unidimensional structure of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) in Spanish adolescents. METHOD: in this study, we estimated the prevalence, types, and functions of NSSI in 1,733 Spanish adolescen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Deconstructing the role of the exposome in youth suicidal ideation: trauma, neighborhood environment, developmental and gender effects - Barzilay R, Moore TM, Calkins ME, Maliackel L, Jones JD, Boyd RC, Warrier V, Benton TD, Oquendo MA, Gur RC, Gur RE.
Environment (E) is pivotal in explaining variability in brain and behavior development, including suicidal ideation (SI) and behavior. It is therefore critical to systematically study relationships among environmental exposures (i.e., exposome) and suicida... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Efficacy of dialectical behavior therapy for adolescent self-harm and suicidal ideation: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Kothgassner OD, Goreis A, Robinson K, Huscsava MM, Schmahl C, Plener PL.
BACKGROUND: Given the widespread nature and clinical consequences of self-harm and suicidal ideation among adolescents, establishing the efficacy of developmentally appropriate treatments that reduce both self-harm and suicidal ideation in the context of b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors related to suicide attempts: the roles of childhood abuse and spirituality - Tae H, Chae JH.
This study was conducted in order to examine whether risk and protective psycholog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Geospatial identification of high youth suicide risk areas via electronic health records: avenues for research and prevention efforts - Hill RM, Gushanas KL, Alvis L, Dodd CG, Kurian S, Saxena J, Saxena K, Kaplow JB, Rufino K, Williams L.
OBJECTIVE: As suicide risk screening becomes more common in healthcare settings, geospatial coding of behavioral health data may offer a means for identifying areas of elevated suicide risk for use in public health prevention efforts. The present study dem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Leveraging general risk surveillance to reduce suicide in early adolescents: associations between suicidality, disordered eating, and other developmental risk factors - Hunt RA, Levinson CA, Peiper NC.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a leading cause of death in early adolescents (i.e., children ages 11-14), underscoring the need for a more complex understanding of suicidality in youth. Syndemics framework posits that the overlap of multiple maladaptive behaviors (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Referral patterns and demographic factors predict treatment dropout in suicidal youth - Clarke C, Oh JS, Khan H, LoParo D, Lamis DA.
In this study, we examine whether demographic fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of state gun laws on youth suicide by firearm: 1981-2017 - Kappelman J, Fording RC.
BACKGROUND: Many studies have found that state gun laws that regulate the purchase and possession of firearms can lead to a reduction in suicide rates. Yet, the literature has primarily focused on the effects of state gun laws on adult suicides, despite th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Introduction to the public health approaches to suicide prevention special issue [editortial] - Cramer RJ, Crow BE, Kaniuka AR.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

New directions in machine learning analyses of administrative data to prevent suicide-related behaviors (editorial) - Bossarte RM, Kennedy CJ, Luedtke A, Nock MK, Smoller JW, Stokes C, Kessler RC.
This issue contains a thoughtful report by Gradus et al. on a machine learning (ML) analysis of administrative variables to predict suicide attempts over two decades throughout Denmark. This is one of numerous recent studies that document strong concentrat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Ringing the alarm on suicide prevention: a call to action - Fortgang RG, Nock MK.
Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the US and worldwide. Devastatingly, it disproportionately affects youth, making it a leading contributor to years of life lost as well. Whereas the US federal government has prioritized the study and prevent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

A network analysis of risk factors for suicide in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans - Graziano RC, Aunon FM, LoSavio ST, Elbogen EB, Beckham JC, Dillon KH.
Suicidal ideation (SI) is a prevalent issue in the veteran population. A number of factors have been identified as risk factors for suicidal ideation (SI) in veterans, including suicide attempts, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and drug u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of a suicide loss support training program for organ procurement personnel - Tucker RP, Drapeau CW, Schwab N, Campbell FR.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a 6-h traumatic loss training program on organ procurement personnel attitudes, confidence, and knowledge about suicide loss and best practices in supporting survivors. Organ procurement personnel may be uniquely positi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How is the suicide ideation in the Korean Armed Forces affected by mental illness, traumatic events, and social support? - Yoon CG, Jung J, Yoon JH, Lee D, Jeon H, Lee SY.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the military as in the general population. To mitigate such a serious public health problem, identifying the risk or protective factors of suicide behaviors is crucial. METHODS: We analyz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is the outpatient mental health workforce ready to save lives? Suicide prevention training, knowledge, self-efficacy, and clinical practices prior to the implementation of a statewide suicide prevention initiative - Labouliere CD, Green KL, Vasan P, Cummings A, Layman D, Kammer J, Rahman M, Brown GK, Finnerty M, Stanley B.
OBJECTIVE: Many public health approaches to suicide prevention emphasize connecting at-risk individuals to professional treatment. However, it is unclear to what degree the outpatient mental health workforce has the requisite knowledge and skills to provid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Measuring the impact of suicide attempt posttraumatic stress - O'Connor SS, McClay MM, Powers J, Rotterman E, Comtois KA, Ellen Wilson J, Nicolson SE.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTS) following a medically serious suicide attempt with suicidal ideation, related interpersonal constructs, and outpatient mental health service utilization. METHODS: Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Military suicide prevention: the importance of leadership behaviors as an upstream suicide prevention target - Trachik B, Oakey-Frost N, Ganulin ML, Adler AB, Dretsch MN, Cabrera OA, Tucker RP.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the longitudinal relationships between unit cohesion, Army leader behaviors, and subordinate suicidal/death ideation. Recent cross-sectional research indicates that subordinates who perceive that their leaders instill a sense of purp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

More frequent negative social exchanges are associated with higher suicide ideation and risk in men service members/veterans - Blais RK, Cruz RA, Serang S.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a leading cause of death in military service members/veterans (SM/Vs). Positive social exchanges (e.g., emotional support) buffer against suicide risk but the influence of negative social exchanges (e.g., unwanted advice) is unders... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reducing rural veteran suicides: navigating geospatial and community contexts for scaling up a national Veterans Affairs program - Kreisel CJ, Wilson LK, Schneider AL, Mohatt NV, Spark TL.
OBJECTIVE: To develop and use planning maps to prioritize and facilitate county-level recruitment for Together With Veterans (TWV), community-based rural Veteran suicide prevention program. METHOD: Choropleth maps were created for 49 U.S. states, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression, suicide risk, and declining to answer firearm-related survey items among military personnel and veterans - Bryan CJ, Bryan ABO, May AM, Harris JA, Baker JC.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the characteristics of military personnel and veterans who decline to answer survey items asking about firearm availability at home, and to determine how these characteristics compare to those of military personnel and veterans who ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

News articles in the Spanish digital press media: characteristics of the sample and adherence to World Health Organization guidelines - Rodr íguez Rodríguez-Caro CJ, Acosta Artiles FJ, Cejas Méndez MR, Fernandez-Garcimartin H, González Martín JM.
OBJECTIVE: News about suicide may cause a contagion effect or a protective effect. For this reason, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published recommendations on responsible media coverage of suicide. Certain characteristics of suicide news articles... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Enhancing suicide prevention outreach via mobile-enabled website design - Slay PD, Castille KW, Hong E, Polizzi N, Hoyt T.
Online outreach campaigns are a potential public health method for reaching service members at risk for suicide. The Real Warriors Campaign website underwent a full redesign in 2019 to enhance its ability to provide crisis resources and increase engagement... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Risk of suicide after a self-poisoning episode: a self-controlled case series study - Xu Z, Yang J, Zhang Q, Yip PSF.
PURPOSE: The risk of death from suicide after self-poisoning has been known to be significantly higher as compared to the general population. Nevertheless, the change in suicide risk before and after self-poisoning is still unclear. METHODS: The da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

A pharmacoepidemiological study of the association of suicide reattempt risk with psychotropic  drug exposure - Demesmaeker A, Chazard E, Vaiva G, Amad A.
INTRODUCTION: Recent pharmacoepidemiological studies have suggested that consumption of certain classes of psychotropic drugs could be considered protective or risk factors for suicidal behaviour. The aim of the study was to evaluate the association betwee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Erratum: Withdrawal notice to "The relationship between nightmares, depression and suicide" [Sleep Med: X 2 (2020) 100016] - Hedstr öm AK, Bellocco R, Hössjer O, Ye W, Lagerros YT, Akerstedt T.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1016/j.sleepx.2020.100016.]. The Publisher regrets that this article is an accidental duplication of an article that has already been published in https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2020.11.018. The duplicate article has... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Predicting sex-specific non-fatal suicide attempt risk using machine learning and data from Danish national registries - Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Horv áth-Puhó E, Jiang T, Street AE, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Sørensen HT.
Suicide attempts are a leading cause of injury globally. Accurate prediction of suicide attempts may offer opportunities for prevention. This case-cohort study used machine learning to examine sex-specific risk profiles for suicide attempts in Danish natio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Preventing suicide-related behaviors: on the need for cumulative scientific evidence and the potential of new methodologic directions - Gradus JL, Lash TL, Rosellini AJ, Galatzer-Levy I, Street AE, Jiang T, Horv áth-Puhó E, Sørensen HT.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Gendered experiences of unemployment, suicide and self-harm: a population-level record linkage study - Cunningham R, Milner A, Gibb S, Rijnberg V, Disney G, Kavanagh AM.
BACKGROUND: Unemployment and being not in the labour force (NILF) are risk factors for suicide, but their association with self-harm is unclear, and there is continuing debate about the role of confounding by prior mental health conditions. We examine asso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

A review and conceptual model of the association of Type D personality with suicide risk - Denollet J, Trompetter HR, Kupper N.
The role of personality as distal risk factor for suicidal thoughts and behavior is still unclear. This review aims to propose two conceptual models that explain the psychological plausibility of Type D personality as distal risk factor and contributor to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Depression and obesity among females, are sex specificities considered? - Baldini I, Casagrande BP, Estadella D.
This study aimed to systematically review the relationship of obesity-depression in the female sex. We carried out a systematic search (PubMed, MEDLINE, Embase) to quantify the articles  (controlled trials and randomized controlled trials) regarding obesi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Effects of the mental health first aid for the suicidal person course on beliefs about suicide, stigmatising attitudes, confidence to help, and intended and actual helping actions: an evaluation - Bond KS, Cottrill FA, Mackinnon A, Morgan AJ, Kelly CM, Armstrong G, Kitchener BA, Reavley NJ, Jorm AF.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a significant concern in Australia and globally. There is a strong argument for training community gatekeepers in how to recognise and support suicidal people in their social network. One such training course is the Mental Health Fir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Gatekeeper training needs of community pharmacy staff - Carpenter DM, Roberts CA, Lavigne JE, Cross WF.
OBJECTIVE: To develop an online suicide prevention gatekeeper training program to prepare community pharmacy staff to communicate with patients who exhibit warning signs of suicide. METHOD: A convenience sample of 17 community pharmacy staff member... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Migraine associated with early onset postpartum depression in women with major depressive disorder - Gordon-Smith K, Ridley P, Perry A, Craddock N, Jones I, Jones L.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) and migraine are both more common among women than men. Women's reproductive years are associated with increased susceptibility to recurrence of both conditions, suggesting a potential role of sex hormones in aetiology. We e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in female patients with an eating disorder with or without impulsive non-suicidal self-injury - Claes L, Buelens T, Depestele L, Dierckx E, Schoevaerts K, Luyckx K.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: In the present study, we investigated differences in obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms in patients with an eating disorder (ED) with or without recent/lifetime impulsive non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). We included 429 female inpatien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The associations of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions and general severity with suicidal ideation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: the role of specific stress responses to CoViD-19 - Khosravani V, Samimi Ardestani SM, Bastan FS, McKay D, Asmundson GJG.
Suicidal ideation is prevalent in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); but, during COVID-19 it may be increased. The present study aimed to examine the effects of obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptom dimensions and OCD severity on suicidal ideat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The effect of stress exposure on depressive symptoms and major depressive episode among US Afro-Caribbean women - Erving CL.
This study examines whether stress exposures experienced within and across various life domains (e.g., interpersonal, financial) are predictors of depression among Afro-Caribbean women, an understudied ethnic group within the US Black female popul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The impact of coping strategies on suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in bipolar disorder - Aksoy Poyraz C, Ozdemir A, Çakir Şen C, Usta Sağlam NG, Enginkaya S, Tomruk N.
We examined coping behaviors and impact of coping strategies and clinical characteristics on suicide attempts and lifetime suicidal ideation in patients with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Cannabis use and suicidal behavior and long-term harms - Fu XL, Chen HL.
To the Editor In a population-based study, Fontanella et al observed that cannabis use disorder is a common comorbidity and risk marker for self-harm, all-cause mortality, and death by unintentional overdose and homicide among youths with mood disorders. H... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cannabis use and suicidal behavior and long-term harms-reply - Fontanella CA, Brock G, Fristad MA.
In Reply The primary aim of our study1 was to examine associations of cannabis use disorder (CUD) with self-harm, suicide, and overall mortality risk in adolescents and young adults with mood disorders. In this population-based retrospective longitudinal c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community-based participatory research: suicide prevention for youth at highest risk in Guyana - Denton EGD.
Studied mostly in developed countries, the increased prevalence of suicide among youth, worldwide, is a preventable public health concern. Guyana, a developing country in South America, has the highest rate of youth death by suicide. Based on the diathesis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Silence is deadly: a controlled trial of a public health intervention to promote help-seeking in adolescent males - Calear AL, Morse AR, Batterham PJ, Forbes O, Banfield M.
OBJECTIVE: To test the effectiveness of a male-targeted upstream public health intervention in increasing help-seeking intentions for mental disorders and suicide in an adolescent population. METHOD: A two-arm controlled trial was conducted with 10... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide prevention among college students before and during CoViD-19 pandemic: systematic review and meta-analysis protocol - Xiao Y, Hinrichs RH, Johnson N, McKinley A, Carlson J, Agley J, Yip P.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college-aged individuals worldwide and in the US. Recent studies have identified preliminary evidence of widening disparities in suicidal behaviors across sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviour in older age: a systematic review of risk factors associated to suicide attempts and completed suicides - Beghi M, Butera E, Cerri CG, Cornaggia CM, Febbo F, Mollica A, Berardino G, Piscitelli D, Resta E, Logroscino G, Daniele A, Altamura M, Bellomo A, Panza F, Lozupone M.
In older age, several observational studies investigated risk factors for suicide attempts/completed suicides, however, contrasting evidence came from population-based setting. In the present systematic review, we described through a narrative synthesis th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The applicability of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide among community-dwelling older persons - Shim Y, Choe K, Kim KS, Kim JS, Ha J.
This study examined the application of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide to community-dwelling older persons in South Korea. METHODS: A cross-sectional study design was used. The data were collected by surveying 200 ol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Substance use, current criminal justice involvement, and lifetime suicidal thoughts and behaviors history: the moderating role of thwarted belonging - Mitchell SM, Brown SL, G örgülü T, Conner KR, Swogger MT.
OBJECTIVE: Criminal justice involvement, substance use, and suicide pose significant public health concerns; however, the unique and synergistic effects of these experiences among high-risk individuals remain understudied. We hypothesized positive main eff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Three department of defense-funded public health approaches to reduce military suicide - LaCroix JM, Walsh A, Baggett MA, Madison Carter K, Ghahramanlou-Holloway M.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a serious and growing public health concern, both for the United States (U.S.) and for the Department of Defense (DoD). METHODS: Using the social-ecological framework, we provide examples of how three newly developed, DoD-fun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news