Search for dissertations about: "suicide attempts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words suicide attempts.

  1. 1. Brains, genes and environment of suicide attempters

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Vang; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; attempted suicide; self-injury; factor analysis; psychometrics; suicide assessment scale; cortisol; hpa-axis; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; depression; adjustment disorder; serotonin transporter; 5HTTLPR; adversities; negative life events; globus pallidus; caudate nucleus; SPECT; MRI; volumetry; dichotic listening; brain lateralization; functional brain asymmetry;

    Abstract : Identification of symptoms or biological abnormalities that predispose to suicide or identifies specific vulnerabilities, may one day improve allocation of resources or help tailor treatment to the patient. Paper I: We compared the predictive value of symptom-oriented questions against direct questions about suicidality in assessing risk for suicide attempts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distal risk factors, interpersonal functioning & family skills training in attempted suicide

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mia Rajalin; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; suicide attempt; family history of suicide; early life adversity; DBT skills training; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background Suicidal behavior is an important global health problem affecting also significant others. Both genetic and environmental influences play an important role in the development of suicidal behavior. There is a need of interventions for family and friends after a suicide attempt. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Suicidality: Suicide risk, sex differences and views of suicide attempters

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Katarina Skogman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; clinical psychology; depression; patient views; sex differences; psychosomatics; Psychiatry; suicidality; suicide risk; suicide attempt;

    Abstract : Better understanding of suicidality may improve treatment and care of suicide attempters. This thesis aims at understanding suicidality by investigating suicide risk, sex differences and views of suicide attempters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicide Attempts among Immigrants in Europe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

    Author : Cendrine Bursztein Lipsicas; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]

    Abstract : Introduction and Aims: Immigrants comprise about 10% of the total population of Europe, but our knowledge about their suicidal behaviour is still insufficient. This study presents an overview of suicidal behaviour of immigrants in Europe compared to host populations focusing on: (I) The frequencies of attempted suicide, compared between immigrants and their hosts, between different immigrant groups, and between immigrants and their countries of origin, (II) the variations of these frequencies across gender, (III) the recommendations of care given in medical services after the attempted suicide and (IV) the repetition patterns of attempted suicide within 12 months following the index (baseline) suicide attempt as well as the timing of the repetition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Childhood Social Exclusion and Suicidal Behavior in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Yerko Rojas; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Suicide; Attempted Suicide; Social Isolation; Loneliness; Social Capital; Social Integration; Social Recognition; Poverty; Gender-role Constraints; Life-course; Inequality; Power; Injustice; Durkheim; Bourdieu; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis I analyze, with the help of social epidemiological theories, childhood risk factors behind suicidal behavior in adolescence and young adulthood. The data comes mainly from the Swedish “Stockholm Birth Cohort Study” (SBC) consisting of 15,117 participants. A total of four separate studies are included. READ MORE