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Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review.
CONTEXT In 2002, an estimated 877,000 lives were lost worldwide through suicide. Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally proposeExpand
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Dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents with repeated suicidal and self-harming behavior: a randomized trial.
OBJECTIVE We examined whether a shortened form of dialectical behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents (DBT-A) is more effective than enhanced usual care (EUC) to reduceExpand
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Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Suicide in young Norwegians in a life course perspective: population-based cohort study
Background Suicide is a leading cause of death in young adults. Several risk factors are well known, especially those related to adult mental health. However, some risk factors may have their originExpand
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[Deliberate self harm in adolescents].
BACKGROUND The multisenterstudy Child and Adolescent Self Harm in Europe aims at gaining more valid knowledge about the prevalence of deliberate self harm in adolescents and the factors associatedExpand
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Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Reactions in Norwegian U.N. Peacekeepers 7 Years After Service
A sample of 1,624 Norwegian veterans from the UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) was investigated on average 6.6 years after service, completing a questionnaire focusing on stressExpand
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Neurocognitive functioning and suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate whether suicide attempters had higher IQ, better executive functioning, or were more impulsive as measured by neuropsychological tests thanExpand
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Suicidal ideation and sense of coherence in male conscripts
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
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Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence (SOC) scale, reflecting a dispositional orientation which, according to theory, is associated with coping and resiliency, was highlighted in a study focusing on theExpand
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AIDS/HIV infection, comorbid psychiatric illness, and risk for subsequent suicide: a nationwide register linkage study.
OBJECTIVE To explore socioeconomic and psychiatric characteristics of persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and to assess the effectExpand
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Is there a specific relationship between childhood sexual and physical abuse and repeated suicidal behavior?
OBJECTIVE Studies show that childhood sexual and physical abuse predict repeated suicide attempts and self-mutilation. Little is known about the importance of sexual and physical abuse when comparedExpand
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