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Some clinical considerations in the prevention of suicide based on a study of 134 successful suicides.
SUGGESTIONS concerning the prevention of suicide have arisen chiefly from statistical studies of coroners' records,1 from studies of patients who have been hospitalized and who commit suicide in theExpand
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The communication of suicidal intent: a study of 134 consecutive cases of successful (completed) suicide.
1. A study of the communication of suicidal ideas by 134 consecutive suicides has been done by means of systematic interviews with family, in-laws, friends, job associates, physicians, ministers, andExpand
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Cognitive therapy and pharmacotherapy. Singly and together in the treatment of depression.
Eight-seven moderately to severely depressed psychiatric outpatients were randomly assigned to 12 weeks of cognitive therapy (CT) (n = 24), pharmacotherapy (n = 24), CT plus pharmacotherapy (n = 22),Expand
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The lifetime risk of suicide in alcoholism.
Current estimates of the lifetime risk of suicide in alcoholism (11% to 15%) are shown statistically to be untenable. Examination of the mortality from suicide in all published follow-up studies ofExpand
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Depression among medical students.
304 first- and second-year medical students were prospectively assessed for depression with a monthly Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). Students scoring above nine on the BDI and a control group wereExpand
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Relaxation Training, and Tricyclic Antidepressant Medication in the Treatment of Depression
Outcomes of seven treatment trials comparing cognitive behavioral therapy to treatment with tricyclic antidepressant medication in major depressive disorder have been quite similar to one another.Expand
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Multiple risk factors predict suicide in alcoholism.
From a study of the lives of 50 alcoholics who committed suicide, seven nonacute clinical/historical features were identified post hoc that appear to be intimately linked to suicide. They includedExpand
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Cognitive therapy and pharmacotherapy for depression. Sustained improvement over one year.
Seventy patients with nonbipolar affective disorder who completed a 12-week course of either cognitive therapy (CT), pharmacotherapy, CT plus active placebo, or CT plus pharmacotherapy were assessedExpand
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Why women are less likely than men to commit suicide.
  • G. Murphy
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Comprehensive psychiatry
  • 1 July 1998
Major depression forms the background of upwards of half of all suicides. Women are twice as likely as men to experience major depression, yet women are one fourth as likely as men to take their ownExpand
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