Non-suicidal self-injury in clinical practice - Hauber K, Boon A, Vermeiren R.
Background: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) among adolescents is a major public health concern and a common problem in clinical practice. The aim of this study was to examine different aspects of NSSI in a high-risk adolescent sample in clinical pra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in subjects aged 15-19 in Lom é (Togo) - Darré T, Consuela KAC, Saka B, Djiwa T, Ekouévi KD, Napo-Koura G.
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to study the epidemiological and clinical profile of adolescents with suicidal thoughts, with or without suicide attempts, and to identify associated factors. RESULTS: A total of 155 (16.5%) of the 941 adol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideation among Slovene adolescents - Bra čič M, Roskar S, Zager Kocjan G, Jeriček Klanšček H.
We set out to investigate the prevalence of suicidal ideation among Slovene adolescents and to examine the predictive value of gender, depression, loneliness, multiple health complaints, bullying and degree of family support for the presence of suicidal th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology of suicidal feelings in an ageing Swedish population: from old to very old age in the Gothenburg H70 Birth Cohort Studies - F ässberg MM, Vanaelst B, Jonson M, Sterner TR, Ahlner F, Wetterberg H, Rydén L, Kern S, Sigström R, Zettergren A, Skoog I, Waern M.
AimsThe first aim of this study was to provide prevalence suicidal feelings over time (past week, past month, past year and lifetime) in a population-based sample of old to very old adults without dementia. Does prevalence change with rising age? The secon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

National study of emergency department disposition for high suicide risk geriatric patients - Schmutte T, Olfson M, Xie M, Marcus SC.
OBJECTIVE: To examine predictors of hospitalization among older adults at high risk for suicide treated in emergency departments (EDs). METHODS: This retrospective cohort analysis used national 2015 Medicare claims for adults ≥65 years with ED ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A preliminary study of anti-suicidal efficacy of repeated ketamine infusions in depression with suicidal ideation - Zhan Y, Zhang B, Zhou Y, Zheng W, Liu W, Wang C, Li H, Chen L, Yu L, Walter M, Li M, Li MD, Ning Y.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a tremendous public health crisis and is demanded urgent intervention. Previous studies found that ketamine intervention could rapidly reduce suicidal ideation in depression. However, the comparatively study in Chinese population rem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

An examination of genes, stress and suicidal behavior in two First Nations communities: the role of the brain-derived neurotropic factor gene - Zai CC, George J, Cheema SY, Zai GC, Fonseka TM, Danesi M, Shaikh SA, Irwin D, Tampakeras M, Freeman N, Rehm J, Wells S, Kennedy JL.
Suicide claims over 800,000 lives each year worldwide. Suicide rates in indigenous populations in Canada are about double that of the national average, making it a serious public health issue. Numerous factors are involved in suicide risk, including geneti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association between telomere length and completed suicide observed in 71 suicide victims - preliminary findings - Kim H, Cho SJ, Yoo SH, Kim SH, Ahn YM.
OBJECTIVE: Telomere length has emerged as a cumulative marker for lifestyle, psychosocial stress, and cytotoxic environments. We aimed to examine the possible association between leukocyte telomere length (LTL) and completed suicide. METHODS: This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Occupation-specific suicide risk in England: 2011-2015 - Windsor-Shellard B, Gunnell D.
BACKGROUND: Previous research has documented marked occupational differences in suicide risk, but these estimates are 10 years old and based on potentially biased risk assessments.AimsTo investigate occupation-specific suicide mortality in England, 2011-20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence of suicide ideation and its relationship with depression among transgender population - Azeem R, Zubair UB, Jalil A, Kamal A, Nizami A, Minhas F.
OBJECTIVE: To record the prevalence of suicidal ideation in the transgender population and assess the relationship of depression with the suicidal ideation. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. METHODOLOGY: The study group comprised of 156 transgen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Similarly in depression, nuances of gut microbiota: evidences from a shotgun metagenomics sequencing study on major depressive disorder versus bipolar disorder with current major depressive episode patients - Rong H, Xie XH, Zhao J, Lai WT, Wang MB, Xu D, Liu YH, Guo YY, Xu SX, Deng WF, Yang QF, Xiao L, Zhang YL, He FS, Wang S, Liu TB.
BACKGROUND: To probe the differences of gut microbiota among major depressive disorder (MDD), bipolar disorder with current major depressive episode (BPD) and health participants. METHODS: Thirty one MDD patients, thirty BPD patients, and thirty he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Spatial clustering of suicide and associated community characteristics, Idaho, 2010-2014 - Kassem AM, Carter KK, Johnson CJ, Hahn CG.
INTRODUCTION: In 2015, Idaho had the fifth highest suicide rate in the United States. Little is known about the characteristics of areas in Idaho with high suicide rates. To aid suicide prevention efforts in the state, we sought to identify and characteriz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and attempts in population-based samples of women: temporal changes between 1989 and 2015 - L övestad S, Löve J, Vaez M, Waern M, Hensing G, Krantz G.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about temporal changes in the prevalence of self-reported suicidal ideation and attempts within general populations of women. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of self-reported suicidal ideation and attempts ove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Three Suicides Tied to School Gun Violence: Experts Speak Out Three Suicides Tied to School Gun Violence: Experts Speak Out
In the wake of three recent suicides linked to mass school shootings, experts are speaking about suicide prevention and the role the media can play.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Assistance related to suicidal behavior at a mobile emergency service: sociodemographic and clinical associated factors - Ferreira TDG, Vedana KGG, do Amaral LC, Pereira CCM, Zanetti ACG, Miasso AI, Borges TL.
This study had the objective of investigating assistance rela... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

After April - Chilton J.
Theories abound regarding the seasonal variation of suicide. Why does springtime with its return of light, growth, and energy cheerily welcome so many broken souls into their forever homes beneath newly greened dirt? Studies cite many potential contributor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying victimization and suicide attempt among adolescents aged 12-15 years from 48 countries - Koyanagi A, Oh H, Carvalho AF, Smith L, Haro JM, Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Devylder JE.
OBJECTIVE: Adolescent suicide is a global public health problem. Bullying is a risk factor for suicidality in adolescence; however, global data on its association with suicide attempts are lacking, and data from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can social support buffer the association between depression and suicidal ideation in adolescent boys and girls? - Fredrick SS, Demaray MK, Malecki CK, Dorio NB.
The purpose of the current study is to investigate social support (from parents, classmates, teachers, and close friends) as a protective factor in the association between depression and suicidal ideation. Data on students' levels of social support, depres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Four women fitted with vaginal mesh reveal how it has left them suicidal
EXCLUSIVE: In hope of overturning the decision by health chiefs to recommend vaginal mesh as a last-resort, four British women have revealed exactly how vaginal mesh has ruined their lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After a School Tragedy...: Readiness, Response, Recovery, and Resources
Source: Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC). Published: 4/2/2019. This seven-page resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma. It provides strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. It offers places to turn for more resources, discusses terminology and concepts related to suicide and grief, and highlights the importance of providing culturally responsive services, with example cultural considerations for schools to help Hispanic/Latino ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Is a rise in teen depression linked to technology, social media?
Teens in the U.S. continue to experience increased rates of?depression and anxiety, resulting in a rise of self-harm and death by suicide. Technology and social media may play a role, according to a recent study. Dr. Angela Mattke, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician not involved in the study, helps explain the connection. Watch: The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 1, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to Really Support a Loved One Who ’s Struggling with Their Mental Illness
You know your friend is struggling with depression or anxiety or some other mental health issue, but you don’t know what to say. You feel like anything you think about saying just sounds stupid and patronizing. You also aren’t sure what to do. After all, you don’t want to intrude. You don’t want to be pushy, or bulldoze over their privacy. Or you already feel overwhelmed by something difficult in your own life. Still you want to help. You just wonder, How? Psychotherapist Colleen Mullen, Psy.D, LMFT, noted that many of us worry that we’ll just make the other person more upset or uncomfortable ...
Source: Psych Central - March 31, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Caregivers Disabilities Disorders Family General Relationships & Love Self-Help Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Compassion Depression Empathy Friends loved ones Mental Health mental health struggles Mental Illness support Source Type: news

Trajectories of well-being among Latina adolescents who attempt suicide: a longitudinal qualitative analysis - Gulbas LE, Guz S, Hausmann-Stabile C, Szlyk HS, Zayas LH.
Significant research questions persist regarding the short- and long-term outcomes of Latina adolescents who attempt suicide. To address these limitations, we utilize an ecodevelopmental framework to identify potential factors that shape differential outco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide: what the general public and the individual should know - Pridmore S, Money TT, Pridmore W.
BACKGROUND: The predominant, current western view is that all suicide is the result of mental disorder. This view is much too narrow and does not admit extensive information regarding the social, economic, and forensic factors (among many others) which may... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Wheelchair-assisted ligature strangulation: an unusual suicide by a quadriparetic - Janik M, Krajcovic J, Novomesky F, Straka L, Hejna P.
Multiple sclerosis, currently incurable and potentially profoundly disabling demyelinating central nervous system disease, is associated with higher occurrence of suicide as affected individuals are prone to major depression and psychosis. Despite progress... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Chris Cornell, the Black Hole Sun, and the seasonality of suicide - Schwartz PJ.
PURPOSE: Seattle-inspired rock and roll superstar Chris Cornell died by suicide in May 2017. In the northern hemisphere, May represents the peak of the widely replicated but still unexplained seasonal spring rhythm in suicide. Years earlier, Cornell had su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Engaging Australian men in masculinity and suicide - a concept test of social media materials and a website - Schlichthorst M, King K, Turnure J, Phelps A, Pirkis J.
ISSUE ADDRESSED: Men dominate the suicide statistics and are less likely than women to seek help for emotional problems, and this has been linked to aspects of stoic masculinity. Promoting help-seeking and challenging stoic thinking may help to address thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Effectiveness of universal programmes for the prevention of suicidal ideation, behaviour and mental ill health in medical students: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Witt K, Boland A, Lamblin M, McGorry PD, Veness B, Cipriani A, Hawton K, Harvey S, Christensen H, Robinson J.
QUESTION: A growing body of work suggests that medical students may be particularly at risk of mental ill health, suicidal ideation and behaviour, resulting in recent calls to develop interventions to prevent these outcomes. However, few reviews have synth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Ascertainment of self-harm at general hospitals in Hong Kong - Leung M, Chow CB, Ip P, Yip P.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with depression in patients with psychosis according to stage of illness - Kim SW, Kim JJ, Lee BJ, Yu JC, Lee KY, Won SH, Lee SH, Kim SH, Kang SH, Kim E, Lee JY, Kim JM, Chung YC.
This study investigated the clinical characteristics and psychosocial factors associated with depression in patients with early psychosis according to stage of illness. METHODS: The present study includes patients who fulfil the DSM-5 criteria... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Reasons for living and coping with suicidal ideation among adolescents in Malaysia - Din NC, Ibrahim N, Amit N, Kadir NBA, Halim MRTA.
This study examined the protective role of the reasons for living and coping strategies in reducing suicida... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lack of impact of past efforts to prevent suicide in Australia: please explain - Jorm AF.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Frequency of health care utilization in the year prior to completed suicide: a Danish nationwide matched comparative study - Schou Pedersen H, Fenger-Gr øn M, Bech BH, Erlangsen A, Vestergaard M.
BACKGROUND: Suicide accounts for more than 800,000 annual deaths worldwide. Some of these deaths may be preventable by timely identification of individuals at risk and effective intervention. General practitioners (GPs) may have the potential to play an im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Familial aggregation and coaggregation of suicide attempts and comorbid mental disorders in adults - Ballard ED, Cui L, Vandeleur C, Castelao E, Zarate CA, Preisig M, Merikangas KR.
IMPORTANCE: Clarification of the joint influence of familial patterns of suicide attempts and comorbid mental disorders can enhance the understanding and prevention of suicide attempts. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the familial patterns of suicide att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Incidence and risk factors for suicide death in male patients with genital-system cancer in the United States - Yang J, He G, Chen S, Pan Z, Zhang J, Li Y, Lyu J.
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis of cancer is associated with increased risks of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Genital-system cancer comprises nearly a third of all cancers in males. We used the SEER database to identify the incidence of and risk factors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Losing and regaining grip: depression and everyday life - H änninen V, Valkonen J.
Despite increased interest and research into personal accounts of depression, it has seldom been studied specifically from the point of view everyday life. Our aim is to highlight how depression progresses in relation to everyday activities, and to interpr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Role of quetiapine in protection of neurodegeneration after traumatic brain injury - Morra JA, Alao AO.
OBJECTIVE: Schizophrenia is a chronic psychotic disorder in which patients experience positive and negative symptoms for over six months. Schizophrenia is associated with early mortality, with 40% of this excess mortality due to suicide. This is a case of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Mental Health Services; Notice of Meeting
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces a meeting of the Center For Mental Health Services (CMHS) National Advisory Council (NAC) on April 22, 2019. The meeting will be held via telephone and WebEx, include a public comment portion, and address suicide prevention and the Hotline Improvement Act, the previous meeting minutes, and a report from the CMHS director. Registration is required. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 29, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Spatial Clustering of Suicide and Associated Community Characteristics, Idaho, 2010-2014
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Early Life Adversity, but not suicide, is associated with less prefrontal cortex gray matter in adulthood - Underwood MD, Bakalian MJ, Escobar T, Kassir S, Mann JJ, Arango V.
BACKGROUND: Suicide and major depression (MDD) are prevalent in individuals reporting early life adversity (ELA). Prefrontal cortex volume is reduced by stress acutely and progressively, and changes in neuron and glia density are reported in depressed suic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological pain and suicidal ideation in undergraduates: the role of pain avoidance - Campos RC, Sim ões A, Costa S, Pio AS, Holden RR.
In the present study, the first with a Western sample, we tested the relationship between three dimensions of psychological pain and suicidal ideation in a sample of 331 Portuguese college students. When controlling for the effect of depressive symptoms, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide prevention on college campuses: what works and what are the existing gaps? A systematic review and meta-analysis - Wolitzky-Taylor K, Lebeau RT, Perez M, Gong-Guy E, Fong T.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of universal and targeted suicide prevention programs on relevant outcomes in college campuses. METHODS: College suicide prevention programs published from 2009 to 2018 were assessed on outcomes including knowledge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An observational study of suicide deaths by self-poisoning with opioids in Toronto (1998-2015) - Sinyor M, Williams M, Gulati S, Schaffer A.
OBJECTIVE:: Opioid self-poisoning is a common suicide method in North America. However, there is limited information about who dies by this method and whether legislation on opioid access has resulted in lower suicide rates by self-poisoning. The primary r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury due to suicide attempt, psychiatric profile and functional disability - Castano-Monsalve B, Benito-Penalva J, Vidal-Samso J.
INTRODUCTION: Studies published in other countries indicate that 1.6-3% of spinal cord injuries are acquired due to suicide attempt, the majority being produced by precipitation in patients with previous psychiatric disorders. AIMS: To determine the freque... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide attempts of patients in the material of the Department of Psychiatry of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz in the years 2015-2017 - Flinik-Jankowska M.
Suicides are the most serious cause of death among patients with mental disorders. AIM: The aim of the work was the analysis of suicide attempts of patients staying at the Department of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz in the years ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Do search engine helpline notices aid in preventing suicide? Analysis of archival data - Cheng Q, Yom-Tov E.
In this study, we aimed to examine if these notices and other information displayed in response to suicide-related queries are correla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

A systematic review of validated suicide outcome classification in observational studies - Swain RS, Taylor LG, Braver ER, Liu W, Pinheiro SP, Mosholder AD.
BACKGROUND: Suicidal outcomes, including ideation, attempt, and completed suicide, are an important drug safety issue, though few epidemiological studies address the accuracy of suicidal outcome ascertainment. Our primary objective was to evaluate validate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Predictive validity of the MINI suicidality subscale for suicide attempts in a homeless population with mental illness - Katz C, Roos LE, Wang Y, Bolton J, Hwang SW, Katz LY, Bourque J, Adair CE, Somers JM, Sareen J.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a leading cause of death, yet the accurate prediction of suicidal behavior is an elusive target for clinicians and researchers. The current paper examines the predictive validity of the Mini Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) Suicidali... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Socioeconomic inequalities in psychological distress and suicidal behaviours among Indigenous peoples living off-reserve in Canada - Hajizadeh M, Bombay A, Asada Y.
BACKGROUND: Indigenous peoples in Canada have high rates of psychological distress and suicide. We sought to assess the socioeconomic inequalities in psychological distress and suicidal behaviours, and the factors that explain them within Indigenous people... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Stigma towards non-suicidal self-harm: evaluating a brief educational intervention - Gibson R, Carson J, Houghton T.
BACKGROUND:: health professionals' attitudes towards self-harming behaviour are predominantly negative. Research examining educational interventions to change negative attitudes is limited. AIMS:: this study aimed to provide an educational intervention for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news