Suicide Prevention

How English-speaking media guidelines on self-harm and suicide reporting could help to prevent suicide abroad

By Katerina Kavalidou. The way that suicidal behaviours and suicide are presented in the media, attracts a lot of research interest, either due to the negative effect related to the increase of suicidal behaviours or the positive effect of promoting help-seeking. One of the main reasons that media professionals need to adhere to guidelines is… Continue reading How English-speaking media guidelines on self-harm and suicide reporting could help to prevent suicide abroad

ECRs

Sadhbh Byrne

Institution: Suicide Prevention research unit, Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Australia and Centre for Youth Mental Health, the University of Melbourne, Australia. Supervisory team: Dr Jo Robinson. Position: Research Assistant. Current research: The main project I am working on at Orygen is the safeTALK and Reframe IT (STAR) trial, which is… Continue reading Sadhbh Byrne

Journal Club Notes

Short sleep duration and poor sleep quality predict next-day suicidal ideation: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study

On Monday, 25th June at 10am (GMT) we had our montly online journal club session and we discussed the paper: Littlewood, D. L., Kyle, S. D., Carter, L. A., Peters, S., Pratt, D., & Gooding, P. (2018). Short sleep duration and poor sleep quality predict next-day suicidal ideation: an ecological momentary assessment study. Psychological medicine,… Continue reading Short sleep duration and poor sleep quality predict next-day suicidal ideation: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study