Military veteran mortality following a survived suicide attempt
- Men who have served in the armed forces at high risk of suicide. // Nursing Standard;8/22/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p17
The article discusses a study which examines the risk of mortality from suicide among male veteran participants. The study utilized data obtained from the National Health Interviews Surveys from 1986-1994 and linked to the National Death Index. The results showed that veterans who were white,...
- New APHA book gathers latest research on veterans, suicide. Tucker, Charlotte // Nation's Health;Apr2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p14
The article reviews the book "Veteran Suicide: A Public Health Imperative," published by the American Public Health Association (APHA).
- Walk builds awareness of veteran suicide issues. PINEO, CHRISTOPHER S. // Navajo Times;11/19/2015, Vol. 54 Issue 46, pA5
The article offers information on the walk named Walk for the 22 - Four Corners nicknamed Ruck by the veterans organized by the a former staff sergeant in Marine Corps Myles Lytle to raise awareness of veteran suicide on November 14, 2015 on behalf of his fallen comrades.
- 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...
- Suicide Risk Among Veterans Alarmingly High, According to Study. BURDETTE, WHITNEY // State Journal (WV);1/11/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the study by Atlas Research and West Virginia University which reveals that 20% of the military veterans in the state are at risk for suicide.
- Excess mortality of suicide attempters. Ostamo, A.; Lönnqvist, J. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2001, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p29
Abstract Background: Excessive mortality of suicide attempters has emerged from many follow-up studies. Completed suicide is the main cause of excess deaths, but the increased risk of deaths from other unnatural and natural causes is also of major public health concern. We lack follow-up studies...
- JOURNAL WATCH. Wahowiak, Lindsey // Nation's Health;Oct2015, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p4
The article highlights public health research published in previous issues of the journal. Topics covered include a study which found the correlation of state firearm ownership with high homicide rates and instances of homicides of police, research findings which show the benefits of follow-up...
- Using big data to assess suicide risk. // KM World;Sep2013, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p6
The article reports on the launch of the Durkheim Project, an initiative by the predictive analytics company Patterns and Predictions, which aimed at helping prevent suicide among veterans by analyzing their social media posts.
- Suicide by Appointment. BAKER, RICHARD // In These Times;Apr2013, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p42
A personal narrative is presented in which the author, a veteran, discusses his experience of visiting Vietnam for getting treated for suicidal depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).