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Routledge international handbook of clinical suicide research

Suicide remains one of the most pressing public health concerns across the world. Expensive in terms of the human cost and associated suffering, the economic costs, the social costs and the spiritual costs, it affects millions of people every year. This important reference work collects together a wide range of research around suicide and suicide prevention, in order to guide future research and provide guidance for professionals about the best way to respond meaningfully to suicidal patients. Responding to the need for multi-disciplinary and international research to deepen our understanding of suicide, it demonstrates where our knowledge is firmly evidence-based and where new areas for research are emerging, as well as highlighting where we know little. Divided into six parts, each with its own editorial introduction and commentary, it explores research with and about survivors of suicide and indigenous populations. The remaining sections look at suicide-focused research in psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, psychology, and social work and allied health. It is of interest to all advanced students, practitioners and scholars interested in suicide and its impact and prevention
Print Book, English, 2014
Routledge, New York, 2014
xlii, 408 pages ; 25 cm.
9780415530125, 9780203795583, 0415530121, 020379558X
1. Introduction: suicide as a significant and growing public health concern: coalescing and building our understanding through interdisciplinary and international scholarship / John R. Cutcliffe
pt. I Nursing
Editorial introduction
2. How psychiatric nurses experience suicidal patients: a qualitative meta-analysis / Fredricka L. Gilje and Anne-Grethe Talseth
3.A mixed methods study of the increased risk of suicide following discharge: a long road ahead / John R. Cutcliffe, Paul S. Links, Henry G. Harder, Ken Balderson, Yvonne Bergmans, Rahel Eynan, Munazzah Ambreen and Rosane Nisenbaum
4. Transcending suicidality: facilitating re-vitalizing worthiness / Evelyn Gordon, Chris Stevenson and John R. Cutcliffe
5. Providing meaningful care: using the experiences of young suicidal men to inform mental health care services / Hugh McKenna, Sinead Keeney, John R. Cutcliffe and Chris Stevenson
6. Expressed emotion and suicidal behaviors / José Carlos Santos
Editorial commentary
pt. II Psychiatry
Editorial introduction
7. Genetics of the serotonergic system and implications for suicide research / Brandon Pierre Vincenzo De Luca. 8. Means restriction as a suicide prevention strategy: lessons learned and future directions / Mark Sinyor, Ayal Schaffer and Amy H. Cheung
9. Suicide in diverse populations: implications for Canada's suicide strategies / Kwame McKenzie, Andrew Tuck and Samanthika Ekanayake
10. Suicide-related behaviour in Chinese women: illustrating the role of cultural conceptions of gender in understanding and preventing suicide / Juveria Zaheer, Paul S. Links, Samuel Law, Wes Shera, A Ka Tat Tsang, Catherine Cheng, Alan Fung and Pozi Liu
11. Matrix model for suicide prevention: focus on Canada and India / Paul S. Links, Juveria Zaheer, Rahel Eynan and Amresh Srivastava
Editorial commentary
pt. III Psychology
Editorial introduction
12. USA suicide: epidemiology / John L. McIntosh
13. Attitudes toward therapists who lose patients to suicide / Erin F. Ward-Ciesielski, John L. McIntosh and Joscelyn Rompogren
14. Impact of client suicide on practitioner post-traumatic growth / Joseph S. Munson
15. Suicide risk: themes for high quality assessment / Christopher M. Perlman and Eva Neufeld
16. Trajectory-based models in the study of suicide / Monique Séguin, Alain Lesage, Johanne Renaud and Gustavo Turecki
Editorial commentary. pt. IV Social work and allied health care disciplines
Editorial introduction
17. Is research with suicidal participants risky business? / Rahel Eynan, Yvonne Bergmans, Jesmin Antony, John R. Cutcliffe, Henry G. Harder, Munazzah Ambreen, Ken Baldeson and Paul S. Links
18. Creating an intervention for people with recurrent suicide attempts / Yvonne Bergmans, Keehan Koorn, Rahel Eynan and Colleen Pacey
19. What changes? What does it mean? A clinical intervention for people with recurrent suicide attempts / Yvonne Bergmans and Rahel Eynan
20. Suicide: towards a clinical portrait / Carlos B. Saraiva
21. Motivation, resisting, considering and accepting: a qualitative study investigating young adults' participation in an intervention group for people with recurrent suicide-related behaviours / Yvonne Bergmans, John Langley and Paul S. Links
Editorial commentary
pt. V Suicide survivors
Editorial introduction
22. The LOSS Team: an important postvention component of suicide prevention: results of a program evaluation / Regina T.P. Aguirre and Laura Frank Terry. 23."Nobody talks about suicide, except if they're kidding": disenfranchised and re-enfranchised grief and coping strategies in peer suicide grievers / Tanetta Andersson
24. Can good come from bad? Do suicide survivors experience growth from their loss? / Melinda M. Moore
25. Family needs following the suicide of a child: the role of the helping professions / David Miers, Paul R. Springer and Douglas Abbott
26. Supporting mothers bereaved by suicide in Northern Ireland: integrating research and practice / Chris P. Shields, Kate Russo, Michele Kavanagh and Barry McGale
Editorial commentary
pt. VI Indigenous peoples
Editorial introduction
27."And I live it": from suicidal crisis to activism among members of the Kwakwaka'wakw and Coast Salish nations / Darien Thira
28. The facilitation of healing for Indigenous youth who are suicidal: a retrospective exploratory study / Rod McCormick, Sharon Thira, Marla Arvay and Sophia Rinaldis
29. Identity formation and cultural resilience in Aboriginal communities / Christopher E. Lalonde. 30. Indigenous youth suicide: a systematic review of the literature / Henry G. Harder, Joshua A. Rash, Travis Holyk, Eduardo Jovel and Kari Harder
Editorial commentary. Contents note continued: 30. Indigenous youth suicide: a systematic review of the literature / Henry G. Harder, Joshua A. Rash, Travis Holyk, Eduardo Jovel and Kari Harder
Editorial commentary