author={Keith Hawton and Kees van Heeringen},
  journal={The Medico-Chirurgical Review and Journal of Medical Science. Analytical Series.},
  pages={1 - 29}
  • K. Hawton, K. Heeringen
  • Published 1 June 1823
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Medico-Chirurgical Review and Journal of Medical Science. Analytical Series.
Suicide and Youth: Risk Factors
Key risk factors found were: mental disorders, previous suicide attempts, specific personality characteristics, genetic loading and family processes in combination with triggering psychosocial stressors, exposure to inspiring models and availability of means of committing suicide.
Sex, Gender, and Suicidal Behavior.
This chapter summarizes the more relevant findings for the gender paradox in suicide, and some recommendations on prevention of suicide from a gender perspective in the clinical setting will be made.
Depression, Substance Abuse, and Suicide Risk: A Rising Problem
There is a synergistic relationship between depression and substance use for the presence of greater suicidal behavior, which implies important challenges in mental health care services as early identification and effective management are essential to reduce the impact of the continuum of suicidal behavior.
Mental Health Problems, History of Drug Use, and Violent Offending Are Associated With Increased Suicide Risk in Imprisoned Females
The aim of this study was to clarify the suicide risk and its correlates among imprisoned females in China and highlights the importance of assessing mental health status for suicide prevention among female prisoners.
Engagement in physical activity, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts among older people in five developing countries
The findings provide important indications of potential harmful effects of no/inadequate PA on psychological morbidities among older individuals through community-based suicide prevention programs and can potentially contribute to reduction in the burden of PA in LMICs.
Assessment of Suicidal Behaviors Among Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Denmark.
This nationwide retrospective cohort study found a higher rate of suicide attempt and suicide among persons with ASD and Psychiatric comorbidity was found to be a major risk factor.
Suicide Risk and Mood Disorders in Women in the Postpartum Period: a Longitudinal Study
The postpartum seems to be a critical period in the women’s mental health, and the impact of mental disorders in this period, especially mixed episodes, can increase the odds of a suicide risk onset.