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Aspects of the epidemiology and prevention of suicide

Guido F. G. Moens

Aspects of the epidemiology and prevention of suicide

by Guido F. G. Moens

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Published by Leuven University Press in Leuven, Belgium .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • Suicide -- Belgium -- Prevention.,
    • Suicidal behavior -- Belgium -- Epidemiology.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGuido F.G. Moens.
      SeriesActa biomedica Lovaniensia ;, 28
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6548.B4 M64 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1521761M
      ISBN 109061864097
      LC Control Number93209407

      The issues being raised in this book will help promote more research in this area and prove beneficial for all The volume advances our understanding about the phenomenon of suicide. It provides an interactive framework for thinking about issues involved in suicide ideation, epidemiology and prevention. Suicide is a worldwide phenomenon. This review is based on a literature search of the World Health Organization (WHO) databases and PubMed. According to the WHO, in , about , suicides were documented worldwide, and globally 78% of all completed suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. Overall, suicides account for % of premature deaths worldwide.

      Suicide is a major preventable public health problem and cause of mortality. This course will review the major aspects of suicide assessment, management, and prevention, with a . Significant amount of the information presented in this book is often difficult to find from other sources. Most injury researchers can accomplish much of the needed work in manuscript development, grant proposals, and implementing injury prevention and control programs solely relying on this book Reviews: 4.

      Section 21 Suicide. Epidemiology and causes of suicide; Self-harm: Epidemiology and risk factors; Biological aspects of suicidal behaviour; Prevention of suicide and treatment following self-harm; Section 22 Somatic symptoms and related disorders. Deconstructing dualism: The interface between physical and mental illness. The book also explores sensitive ethical and philosophical issues raised by elder suicide, including the current debate over assisted suicide. This unique and well-referenced work brings together the diverse expertise of its authors in geriatric clinical practice, suicidology, psychology, and mental health, as well as epidemiology and research.


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Author: Guido F. G Moens. The assessment of suicide intent is always based on a balance of probabilities. This chapter discusses the suicide process and the act of suicide, epidemiology and public health aspects of suicide, basic characteristics of the suicide victim, and finally mental disorders and suicide.

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals provides health professionals with the tools to recognize, assess, and manage the suicidal or potentially suicidal patient and presents important information regarding the epidemiology, risk factors and associated aspects of suicide.

This book: Introduces the Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR) and provides instruction on how to. The book opens with a review of the epidemiology, risk factors and associated aspects of suicide.

It then presents two assessment tools: The Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR) provides instruction on how to use it appropriately in the clinic.

Over recent years research into suicidal behaviour has burgeoned, and the third edition of this successful pocketbook reflects major developments in the evidence base and clinical practice. New chapters cover risk assessment and system-wide approaches to suicide prevention, and the role of clinical guidelines and national policies is also considered.

The epidemiology and prevention of suicide by hanging: a systematic review. Journal citation/publication details. International Journal of Epidemiology, 34(2), Aprilpp Summary. This review is based on evidence both from research studies (world-wide) and data sources from England and Wales.

Cambridge Core - Psychiatry - A Concise Guide to Understanding Suicide - edited by Stephen H. Koslow. Suicide is a worldwide phenomenon. This review is based on a literature search of the World Health Organization (WHO) databases and PubMed.

According to the WHO, inaboutsuicides. This book reviews suicide epidemiology in the military, catalogs military suicide-prevention activities, and recommends relevant best practices.

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Suicide rates continue to increase globally. The volume of research in this field has also expanded rapidly. In A Concise Guide to Understanding Suicide, leading researchers and clinicians provide a concise review of recent literature, report solutions achieved and give practical guidance for patient care to aid understanding and help prevent : $ Suicidal behavior is a leading cause of injury and death worldwide.

Information about the epidemiology of such behavior is important for policy-making and prevention. The authors reviewed government data on suicide and suicidal behavior and conducted a systematic review of studies on the epidemiology of suicide published from to   Written by world-leading specialists, it describes all aspects of suicidal behaviour and suicide prevention, provides up-to-date information on the different kinds of risk and protective factors, and provides an overview of research within disciplines, covering psychological, cultural, biological, and sociological factors.

The book provides up-to-date information on different kinds of risk and protective factors, epidemiology, theories on suicidal behaviours and public health and healthcare preventive approaches.

In terms of suicide epidemiology, the countries within the region also have unique patterns which are worth further investigation []. The EMR, however, is just one of the six regions of WHO and certainly there are lessons in suicide prevention that each region can learn from other regions.

Suicide is a complicated health problem and is a leading cause of death in the world and carrying high mortality rates. 1 Suicide is causing almost half of the all violent deaths and resulting in. CHAPTER 1 - THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SUICIDE page 13 suicide.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. Lesson Plan TITLE: Adolescent Suicide: The Role of Epidemiology in Public Health SUBJECT AREA:Health education, mathematics, social sciences OBJECTIVES: • To understand the contribution of epidemiology to the resolution of public health problems • To increase knowledge about the frequency of adolescent suicide, the risk factors for ado- lescent suicide and interventions for the problem.

The Data. Suicide is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States and was responsible for alm deaths in Many more people are hospitalized as a result of nonfatal suicidal behavior (i.e., suicide attempts) than are fatally injured, and an even greater number are either treated in ambulatory settings (e.g., emergency departments) or not treated at all.

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