College Students' Responses to Suicidal Content on Social Networking Sites: An Examination Using a Simulated Facebook Newsfeed.

@article{CorbittHall2016CollegeSR,
  title={College Students' Responses to Suicidal Content on Social Networking Sites: An Examination Using a Simulated Facebook Newsfeed.},
  author={Darcy J Corbitt-Hall and Jami M Gauthier and Margaret Taylor Davis and Tracy K Witte},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={609-624}
}
Although Facebook has a peer-initiated suicide prevention protocol, little is known about users' abilities to notice, recognize, and appropriately interpret suicidal content or about their willingness to intervene. In this study, 468 college students were randomly assigned to interact with a simulated Facebook newsfeed containing content reflecting various suicide risk levels. A larger proportion of those exposed to content reflecting moderate and severe suicide risk noticed, recognized… CONTINUE READING
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