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Resilience to suicidality: the buffering hypothesis.
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The buffering hypothesis is introduced, a framework for the investigation of resilience to suicidality, and strong support for the existence of psychological moderators is found and a moderating impact of attributional style, perfectionism, agency and hopelessness is indicated. Expand
Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Suicide Behavior
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Although these results appear optimistic in advocating the use of CBT in ameliorating suicidal thoughts, plans, and behaviors, evidence of a publication bias tempers such optimism. Expand
Resilience as positive coping appraisals: Testing the schematic appraisals model of suicide (SAMS).
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The results support the SAMS framework, and suggest that positive self-appraisals may confer resilience to suicide, and may be a promising avenue for further resilience research, and an important area to target for suicide interventions. Expand
Suicide risk in schizophrenia: explanatory models and clinical implications, The Schematic Appraisal Model of Suicide (SAMS).
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This work suggests a modification to the Cry of Pain model of suicide behaviour which replaces concepts of defeat, entrapment, and lack of rescue with a four-stage appraisal process in conjunction with information-processing biases and suicidal schema. Expand
A systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioural interventions to reduce problem gambling: hedging our bets?
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There was a highly significant effect of CBT in reducing gambling behaviours within the first three months of therapy cessation regardless of the type of gambling behaviour practiced and meta-regression analyses showed that the quality of the studies influenced the effect sizes. Expand
Developing psychological perspectives of suicidal behaviour and risk in people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia: we know they kill themselves but do we understand why?
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The biopsychosocial 'Cry of Pain' model provides a broad framework from which to understand suicidal behaviour and the potential for applying the model to clinical management of suicide in schizophrenia is illustrated. Expand
A meta-analysis of the association between posttraumatic stress disorder and suicidality: the role of comorbid depression.
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The current meta-analysis provides strong evidence that a PTSD diagnosis is associated with increased suicidality and the crucial role of comorbid major depression in the etiology of suicideality in PTSD is supported. Expand
Psychological resilience in young and older adults
The goal of the current study was to investigate psychological resilience in the older adults (>64 years) compared with that of the young ones (<26 years).
Suicidality in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD): a systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
The pooled effect size across 30 independent comparisons revealed a moderate to high, significant association between suicidality and OCD which persisted across different types of suicideality including suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Expand
Defeat and entrapment in schizophrenia: The relationship with suicidal ideation and positive psychotic symptoms
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The results support a socio-cognitive model (The Schematic Appraisals Model of Suicide: SAMS) of suicide in psychosis and suggest suspiciousness in particular was linked to suicidal ideation. Expand
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