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Ibobbly mobile health intervention for suicide prevention in Australian Indigenous youth: a pilot randomised controlled trial
TLDR
Apps for suicide prevention reduce distress and depression but do not show significant reductions on suicide ideation or impulsivity.
Road to resilience: a systematic review and meta-analysis of resilience training programmes and interventions
TLDR
Resilience interventions based on a combination of CBT and mindfulness techniques appear to have a positive impact on individual resilience.
What Interrupts Suicide Attempts in Men: A Qualitative Study
TLDR
This is the first qualitative study to explore the experiences of both suicidal men and their family/friends after a suicide attempt with the view to improve understanding of the processes which are effective in interrupting suicide and better inform interventions for men at risk.
Association of OPRD1 polymorphisms with heroin dependence in a large case‐control series
TLDR
The results replicate a prior report providing strong evidence implicating OPRD1 SNPs and, in particular, the two SNP (rs2236857 and rs581111) GA haplotype in O PRD1 in liability for heroin dependence.
Real‐time monitoring of Schedule 8 medicines in Australia: evaluation is essential
TLDR
A real-time reporting system for controlled drugs may improve the safety of Schedule 8 medicines and help improve the quality and quantity of medicines on the market.
Best strategies for reducing the suicide rate in Australia
TLDR
The findings of the population preventable fraction calculations indicate that the systems approach could lead to significant reduction in suicide attempts and suicide deaths in Australia.
Mindfulness-Based Resilience Training in the Workplace: Pilot Study of the Internet-Based Resilience@Work (RAW) Mindfulness Program
TLDR
This pilot study of the Resilience@Work program suggests that a mindfulness-based resilience program delivered via the Internet is feasible in a high-risk workplace setting and the firefighters using the program showed a trend toward increased resilience and psychological flexibility.
What might interrupt men's suicide? Results from an online survey of men
TLDR
What factors interrupt suicidal behaviour in men are investigated, and differences according to known suicide risk factors are examined, to identify signs that men are becoming depressed or suicidal.
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