Dr. Whiteside designed a study to find what kind of messages would be the most helpful to people experiencing suicidal ideation, as well as what kind of messages would encourage people to visit the site.
Can tobacco-related policies have an impact on suicide rates?
Stressful life events can trigger suicidal behavior in some people and not others, but do genes related to stress contribute to suicide attempts?
Cancer survivors have been shown to be more likely to have suicidal ideation than their same age peers. Prostate cancer survivors share this risk.
Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT) shows promise for suicidal teens and their families. An adaptation of ABFT for LGB teens also shows promise as an effective family intervention). In many instances family balance can be accomplished with treatments such as ABFT and sustained efforts by family members and trained family therapists.
Dr. Huguet used the NVDRS, the Department of Defense Casualty Analysis Survey (DCAS), the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) veteran population estimates from 2003-2010.
The study showed that parental history of suicidal behaviors and adoptive mother’s psychiatric hospitalizations, in combination, contributed to adoptee’s risk for suicidal behavior.
Over 90% of men and women who deliberately harm themselves meet the criteria for a mental disorder diagnosis at the time of their self-harm.