suicidology


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su·i·ci·dol·o·gy

(sū'i-sī-dol'ŏ-jē),
A branch of the behavioral sciences devoted to the study of the nature, causes, and prevention of suicide.
[suicide + G. logos, study]

suicidology

/su·i·ci·dol·o·gy/ (soo″ĭ-sīd-ol´ŏ-je) the study of the causes and prevention of suicide.

suicidology

(so͞o′ĭ-sī-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of suicide, suicidal behavior, and suicide prevention.

su′i·cid·ol′o·gist n.

suicidology

[so̅o̅′isīdol′əjē]
Etymology: L, sui + caedere + Gk, logos, science
the study of the prevention and causes of suicide. suicidologist, n.
The formal multidisciplinary study of suicide and suicidal behaviour
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Brausch said, "especially since a study I presented [at the American Association of Suicidology meeting] in 2005 did find relationships between body image and suicidal ideation" (Body Image 2007;4:207-12).
Praising the work of Dr John F Connolly, Secretary/Treasurer of the Irish Association of Suicidology (IAS), as well as the work of the Association as a whole, Ms Harney said it was a positive factor that suicide is recognised today as a serious issue and there was more support available for "those left wondering and confused".
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SEATTLE -- An American Association of Suicidology expert consensus panel has developed the first evidence-based list of warning signs for suicide--and fashioned a mnemonic designed to help get out the message.
Speaking at inquests in Swinford, Coroner for East Mayo, Mr Pat O'Connor, said the number of suicides in Ireland and this part of Mayo was rising despite the excellent work being done by the Irish Association of Suicidology.
Most suicidal young adults like Jake give definite warnings of their intentions, said Lanny Berman, executive director of the American Association of Suicidology in Washington, D.
NDSD and its Stop a Suicide Today campaign are endorsed by the American Psychiatric Association and are being conducted in partnership with organizations including the American Association of Suicidology, Suicide Prevention Action Network USA, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Suicide Prevention Resource Center and Mental Health America.
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