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On SAGE Insight: 5 free must-read journal articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

Some great free reads on mental health topics covering stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and more… Journal articles: Early Life Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders From Chronic Stress DOI: 10.1177/2470547017694461 Depression and Suicidality in Gay Men: Implications for Health Care Providers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Meaning of Ending Life in Prison

Special Section: End of Life in Correctional Settings in France, Switzerland, UK, and the United States From Journal of Correctional Health Care The ending of life in custody should be controversial. Deaths in prison raise issues of accountability, legitimacy, and … Continue reading

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The perceived impact of suicide-related internet use

Article title: The perceived impact of suicide-related internet use: A survey of young Australians who have gone online for suicide-related reasons From DIGITAL HEALTH The Internet may pose a risk to some vulnerable individuals but may also provide helpful, valuable … Continue reading

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Suicidal behavior during economic hard times

From International Journal of Social Psychiatry Worldwide, over 800,000 individuals commit suicide each year, and suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals aged 15–29 in 2012. The aim of this study is to learn about the circumstances, … Continue reading

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Emotional baggage? Dirty occupation – Don’t taint our profession

Why would you want to do that?’: Defining emotional dirty work From Human Relations Social scientists suggest that we view workers in distasteful professions who do our “dirty work” as tainted – physically, socially or morally. Now researchers have named … Continue reading

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Diabetes, epilepsy and asthma increase risk of self-harm

Risk of self-harm and suicide in people with specific psychiatric and physical disorders: comparisons between disorders using English national record linkage From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine This research quantifying the risk of admission to hospital for self-harm … Continue reading

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Study examines the factors underlying suicides in the Army National Guard

Perspectives on suicide in the Army National Guard From Armed Forces & Society Studies report that since 2004, suicides rates in the U.S. Army have been on the rise. While researchers debate the cause, this study finds that among suicide … Continue reading

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Are suicide terrorists really so different from rampage, workplace and school shooters?

A comparative analysis of suicide terrorists and rampage, workplace, and school shooters in the United States from 1990 to 2010 From Homicide Studies There is a long history of terrorists, rampage shooters, workplace shooters, and school shooters carrying out acts of … Continue reading

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Guns in the home provide a greater risk than benefit

Risks and benefits of a gun in the home From American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine  Despite the fact that nearly one-third of American households have a firearm, studies show that having a gun in the home poses a household a … Continue reading

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Young, educated, male schizophrenia sufferers at greater risk of suicide

Suicide and schizophrenia: A systematic review of rates and risk factorsFrom Journal of Psychopharmacology People with schizophrenia are known to die much earlier than expected. Up to 40% of this excess premature mortality can be attributed to suicide. This article … Continue reading

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New approaches to the Nazi concentration camps

Special issue Before the holocaust: new approaches to the Nazi concentration camps, 1933-1939    From Journal of Contemporary History The Nazi concentration camps are a potent symbol for the destructive power of modern state. Some two million prisoners lost their … Continue reading

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The economic cost of harboring terrorism

From Journal of Conflict Resolution This article is the first to uncover systematic evidence of the economic cost of harboring terrorism. While trying to inflict real economic costs (in addition to psychological, sociological, and political damage) on targeted societies, terror … Continue reading

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