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2012-08-24 23:03:19

Want to help those battling suicidal thoughts? Treatment might require looking beyond physical evidence, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Those searching for the motives behind a famous director´s suicide might need to consider spiritual and emotional factors that influence suicidal thoughts, says one suicide resources organization, followme.org. That statement comes today as more details are revealed about Hollywood director Tony Scott´s suicide in...

2012-08-20 23:02:42

A famous director´s suicide raises awareness about the dangers of suicidal thoughts for celebrities and non-celebrities alike, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Celebrities and non-celebrities alike are prone to suicide in a “moment of weakness.” The faith-based website, followme.org, issued that statement today in response to the news that Hollywood director, Tony Scott, apparently committed suicide yesterday. Scott, who was 68 years old,...

2012-08-18 23:01:35

The Army reported more suicides within its ranks in July than in any month since 9/11; faith-based website, followme.org, says community organizations need to reach out to returning soldiers. (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Community organizations, churches, and non-profits can make a big difference in the military´s war on suicide, says faith-based website, followme.org. That statement came today as the military last week released a startling statistic: that the number of suicides by American...

2012-08-15 12:01:50

Suicides associated with the 2008-2010 recession in England: Time-trend analysis A paper published on bmj.com today suggests that over 1000 people have committed suicide due to the 2008-2010 economic recession in the UK (846 men and 155 women). Suicides began to rise in the UK in 2008 following 20 years of decline - suicides rose 8% among men and 9% among women in 2008, compared to 2007. And even though suicides did begin to fall in 2010 figures were still above the 2007 averages....

2012-05-17 10:03:56

The study by the University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, one of very few to look at trends over time, shows the rate of suicide among psychiatric in-patients fell by between 29% and 31% between 1997 and 2008 with nearly 100 fewer deaths per year. The falls were seen across most groups of patients with the biggest falls in young patients and those with schizophrenia. On wards, deaths by hanging fell by nearly 60%....

Physical Abuse May Raise Risk Of Suicidal Thoughts
2012-04-24 11:37:48

Adults who were physically abused during childhood are more likely than their non-abused peers to have suicidal thoughts, according to a new study from the University of Toronto. The study, published online this month in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior , found that approximately one-third of adults who were physically abused in childhood had seriously considered taking their own life. These rates were five times higher than adults who were not physically abused in...

2012-04-19 11:29:02

The experience of killing in war was strongly associated with thoughts of suicide, in a study of Vietnam-era veterans led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The scientists found that veterans with more experiences involving killing were twice as likely to have reported suicidal thoughts as veterans who had fewer or no experiences. To evaluate the experience of killing, the authors created four variables...


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