Protective Factors

Those factors—e.g., religion, hope, positive countering events—that might prevent suicide completion
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A person can reduce his or her risk by increasing the number of protective factors in his or her life, such as spending time with people who are a positive influence and don't use drugs; not taking drugs at a young age; and getting involved in after-school activities such as music, sports, or school clubs.
When we talk about suicide, it's very important to consider both risk factors, indicators that make it more likely for an individual to contemplate suicide and actually do it, and protective factors, characteristics that make a person less likely to do so.
The 12 risk and protective factors were originally identified by epidemiologist Kay Deckers of Maastricht University, who drew them from a large meta-analysis published in 2015 (Int J Geriatr Psychiatry.
Topics include risk and protective factors, stigma, service users as parents, barriers for clinicians, importance of talking to children, impact of mental illness on the family, a strength-based approach, and practical steps for clinicians and carers.
Low SES was directly tied to increases in both physical and mental risk factors, and decreases in physical and mental protective factors.
These students were identified administering a risk identification survey and resilience assessment scale 'RAS' developed by the researchers measuring specific risk indicators and protective factors, respectively.
It was hypothesized that a) Protective factors will have negative relationship with drug use and depression in young drug users; b) Drug use will mediate the relationship between protective factors and depression.
KEY WORDS: Risk factors, Protective factors, Deep venous thrombosis (DVT), Neurosurgery.
In a study that examines bullying among African-American youth, researchers at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, identify risk and protective factors associated with symptoms of depression and point the way to further study.
Grade I evidence was found for four medical exposures, oestrogen, statins, antihypertensive medications and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS), as protective factors of AD.
Individual protective factors can be learned throughout the lifespan, and should be modeled, taught, and nurtured beginning the moment a nursing student first enters the classroom.