Attitudes towards those bereaved by a suicide: a population-based, cross-sectional study in rural Japan
- QUOTES FROM THE ESSAYS. // Humanist;Mar/Apr87, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p22
This section presents quotes on various issues. Prejudice is not a problem like poverty, hunger, misgovernment, or the arms race. These are social and economic problems layered with institutions and natural causes that make individuals willing to help feel powerless and small. Prejudice is not a...
- DERIVATION OF A PROXY MEASURE OF DEATH ANXIETY FROM THE SUICIDE OPINION QUESTIONNAIRE. Lester, David // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Aug2003, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p120
A 10-item scale was derived from scores on Domino's Suicide Opinion Questionnaire which correlated with scores from Templer's Death Anxiety Scale and may prove useful as a proxy measure of death anxiety.
- Choosing time, purpose and meaning in old age. Genevay, Bonnie // Aging Today;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p20
The article focuses on the conversation between author Bonnie Genevay and a staff from the mental health clinic at Harborview in Seatle, Washington on Genevay's decision to stop eating to control the timing of her dying. Genevay mentions her intention to die as she is not leading a quality life...
- ATTITUDES OF TRAINEES IN SUICIDE INTERVENTION TOWARD EUTHANASIA AND SUICIDE AMONG THE NONTERMINALLY ILL. MacDonald, Michael C. // Psychological Reports;Jun2005 Part 1, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p709
The responses of 55 trainees in suicide intervention to select Suicide Opinion Questionnaire items were evaluated to assess their attitudes toward euthanasia and the acceptability of suicidal behavior in general. Overall, 60% of participants agreed that people with incurable diseases should be...
- A Scholar Makes Peace with Academe. Olsen, Victoria C. // Education Digest;Apr99, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p69
Ponders on the suicide of those with ties to the Stanford University graduate program in literature. Their characteristics; Concerns on having similarities with them and sharing the same fate.
- Suicide on the Rise. Trindade, M.V. // Marines;Oct-Dec2001, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on the increase of suicide rates in the marine corps in the United States. Consideration of suicide as one of the leading cause of death among the marines; Comparison between the suicide rates among the marines and civilian populace; Details on the launching of the All-hands Training...
- Attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide. Lester, David // Psychological Reports;Feb98, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p106
Presents a study conducted to examine the correlation between positive attitudes and physician-assisted suicide. Research methodology employed in this study; Details on the study population; Results of this research.
- Attitudes of Psychiatric Patients to Deliberate Self-poisoning. Hawton, Keith; Bancroft, John; Simkin, Susan // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan78, Vol. 132, p31
Attitudes towards self-poisoning were investigated in 80 psychiatric patients, half of whom themselves had previously taken overdoses. They were asked to comment about self-poisoners in general, and on four specific cases in particular. In addition to motives spontaneously suggested they were...
- Suicide among male veterans: a prospective population-based study. Kaplan, Mark S.; Huguet, Nathalie; McFarland, Bentson H.; Newsom, Jason T. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2007, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p619
Objectives: To assess the risk of mortality from suicide among male veteran participants in a large population-based health survey. Design and setting: A prospective follow-up study in the US. Data were obtained from the US National Health Interview Surveys 1986-94 and linked to the Multiple...