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Suicide and parasuicide in London

Peter Congdon

Suicide and parasuicide in London

a small-area study

by Peter Congdon

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Examines the rate of suicide and attempted suicide by Londoners in terms of the relative influence of deprivation, psychiatric morbidity and anomie.

StatementPeter Congdon.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 137-158p. :
Number of Pages158
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Open LibraryOL19032327M

Parasuicide (attempted suicide) was studied at Toronto General Hospital with the aim of relating the data to the physician in family practice. The problem is one of young people, especially young women. Drug ingestion was by far the most frequently used method of self-harm. The Treatment of Homosexuals With Mental Health Disorders book. By Michael W Ross. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 May Pub. location New York. Back to book. chapter. 18 Pages. Homosexuality, Suicide, and Parasuicide .

  How to Cite. Robinson, A. D. T. (), Problem Drinking and Parasuicide. British Journal of Addiction, – doi: /jtbx. Mood disorders, suicide and parasuicide There are repeated episodes of mood disturbance, sometimes elevated, sometimes depressed. Repeated episodes of mania are classified as bipolar (sufferers resemble those who also have.

Get this from a library! Culture and self-harm: attempted suicide in South Asians in London. [Dinesh Bhugra] -- "Culture and Self-Harm offers a new preventative strategy that will be of theoretical and clinical interest to all mental health professionals, social workers, voluntary and primary care workers. It. Previous work on the inter-relationships among depression, hopelessness and suicidal intent in parasuicide is reviewed. Our own study of hospital-referred parasuicides confirms previous findings that, while both depression and hopelessness correlate with the degree of suicidal intent as measured on a Suicide Intent Scale, the relationship between depression and suicidal intent is dependent.


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Suicide and parasuicide in London by Peter Congdon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Urban Studies, Vol. 33, No. 1, ±Suicide and Parasuicide in London: A Small-area Study Peter Congdon {Paper ® rst received, September ; in ® nal form, April }. This study discusses variability in the spatial prevalence of suicide and parasuicide across small areas in London in relation to the social and demographic composition of Cited by:   The rate of suicide for people who have had an episode of parasuicide is times higher in the year following the episode than that of the general population.

1 Providing a high standard of care to patients who deliberately harm themselves could help to reduce this rate. 2 Long term follow up studies show that the increased rate of suicide persists.

3 Suicide and parasuicide in London book, the long term risk of suicide Cited by:   Between and1, people died by suicide in London, a rate of deaths perpeople. Hammersmith and Fulham had the highest suicide rate locally, with deaths perpeople, or 51 deaths between and Across the UK, there were 6, suicides in.

Downloadable. This study discusses variability in the spatial prevalence of suicide and parasuicide across small areas in London in relation to the social and demographic composition of their populations.

The focus is on the relative importance in explaining suicidal outcomes of variables representing respectively social deprivation, psychiatric morbidity and anomie (or community fragmentation. The Epidemiology of Parasuicide.

SECTION II. Clinical Differences in Subgroups of Parasuicides admission admitted age group alcohol already analysis appear associated attempted suicide behaviour cent centre chapter character disordered characteristics clients clinical cohort common compared comparison completed considered death.

Parasuicide by Kreitman Norman Edits and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The role of unemployment in parasuicide - Volume 21 Issue 1 - S. Jones, D. Forster, F. Hassanyeh. Parasuicide Parasuicide: Parasuicide (from Greek, para- "near" or "resembling" and suicide) The term was first coined in Edinburgh by Norman Kreitman.

Parasuicide: norman kreitman: Parasuicide: Norman Kreitman: Books - Try Prime Books Go. Shop by Department. Description of a series of empirical studies carried out by a medical research unit in Edinburgh, Scotland. Topics discussed include epidemiological studies, clinical differences, socio-cultural aspects, psychological studies, the repetition of parasuicide and its prediction, the primary and secondary prevention of parasuicide and parasuicide in relation to suicide.

Verb (suicid) To kill oneself intentionally. *(Lucy Maud Montgomery), Anne's House of Dreams, ch. "Her husband suicided three years ago. Just like a man!" *(Raymond Chandler), The Long Goodbye, Penguinpage Seems a lady poet suicided at Verringer's ranch in Sepulveda canyon one time.; To kill (someone) and make their death appear to have been a suicide rather.

From review of studies of treatment intervention in parasuicide it is concluded that: 1. (1) Suicide prevention centres do not lower the incidence of suicide.

(2) Retrospective follow-up studies of patients self-selected for treatment or no treatment find that patients who attend for treatment have a lower repeat rate of parasuicide. Suicide and Parasuicide in London: A Small-area Study Article (PDF Available) in Urban Studies 33(1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

A suicide attempt is an attempt where a person tries to die by suicide but survives. It may be referred to as a failed suicide attempt or nonfatal suicide attempt, but the latter terms are subject to debate among researchers.

Suicide attempts include parasuicide such as self-harm where there is no actual intention of killing oneself. Objective: To examine the relations between parasuicide, suicide, psychiatric inpatient admissions, and socioeconomic deprivation.

Design: Ecological analysis with data from routine information systems and the census. Setting: 24 localities in the area covered by the Bristol and District Health Authority (population ), consisting of aggregations of neighbouring wards, with.

Parasuicide. London: John Wiley & Sons, First edition. Hardcover. xii, pp. Contents clean and unmarked. Faint foxing to closed edges. In the original binding of black leatherette, with gilt spine title: bright and firm, upper corners knocked.

In the protected white dust jacket, bright, with slight wear to top edge. Very Good / VG. The exact figures for parasuicide among adolescents worldwide are unknown; the WHO estimates the rate to be times higher than the suicide rate recorded each year.

(5) In the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that suicide was the third leading cause of death among persons aged years in the USA.

Parasuicide, sometimes called Deliberate Self-Harm, occurs when one mimics the act of suicide, but does not have the initital intent to die or end up killing themselves. Parasuicide is not necessarily manipulative in any consciously-planned way.

It is often a cry for help in the only way that many people know how to cry out for help. admission rates admitted after-care age and sex age-sex aged 15 alcohol assessment attempted suicide barbiturates Buglass census cent centre chapter character disordered characteristics clinical cohort compared comparison completed suicide considered Craigmillar Crown Office depression depressive illness diagnosis divorced drugs Edinburgh.

About this Item: John Wiley & Sons, London, First Edition. Fne copy in the publisher's original gilt-blocked cloth. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

; pages; A comprehensive study. Subjects: Suicide - Prevention. Suicide, attempted. 1 Kg. Seller Inventory #. Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parasuicide.

London ; New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Document Type.Suicide and parasuicide: a selected review of the literature. The increase in adolescent suicides has prompted the World Health Organization to set targets to reduce the incidence of deaths by the year In order to achieve this target further investigation into the perceptions of adolescent parasuicidal individuals is required to reduce.The purpose of this chapter is to make clearer, with the aid of international and historical comparisons, the different forces motivating suicide and parasuicide and the lessons which psychiatry should be able to draw from the theories to which the study of suicide has given birth.