School-wide approaches to prevention of and intervention for depression and suicidal
The findings of the study highlighted that the quality of the mother-daughter relationship and their level of conflict are two direct mechanisms that are associated with child maltreatment and suicidal
thoughts during adolescence.
In their study of 299 undergraduate students with clinical levels of depressive symptoms, a structural model was identified that suggests that depressive symptoms [measured using the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale (CES-D); Radloff, 1991] were associated with increases in burdensomeness and lack of belonging [both measured with the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire (INQ); Van Orden, Cukrowicz, Witte & Joiner, 2012], which were then associated with suicidal
ideation [measured with the Beck scale for Suicidal
Ideation (BSS); Beck & Steer, 1991].
Titled 'On the pathway to suicide: suicidal
ideation in young people in Karachi, Pakistan', the study is published in the Youth Voice Journal.
The researchers found that offspring religious importance was associated with a lower risk for suicidal
behavior in girls (odds ratio [OR], 0.48; 95 percent confidence interval [CI], 0.33 to 0.70), but not in boys (OR, 1.15; 95 percent CI, 0.74 to 1.80) (religiosity by sex interaction, P = 0.05).
Beck scale for suicidal
ideation was used to figure out the frequency of suicidal
In 2016/17, the charity reported that there were 22,456 counselling sessions where children were experiencing suicidal
thoughts and feelings.
If you're worried about someone you care about, visit samaritans.org for advice on how to start a conversation with someone who is feeling suicidal
and information on the support available.
In the recent attempts to investigate the relationship between suicidal
behavior and thyroid hormonal activity in depressed patients, it was reported that various degrees of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis dysregulation are associated with the history of suicide (5-6).
Previous studies showed that younger and low educated PLHA have more suicidal
ideations [7, 8].
thoughts can happen when feelings of hopelessness, isolation, or despair become too heavy to bear.
"In most patients, the ideation tends to go up and down--which means you ask the patient about the most severe example of suicidal