IASP News Bulletin, October/November, 2012


(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

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This issue features an opinion piece by president Lanny Berman discussing correlates of suicide, how they affect trends and difficulties associated with determining which correlates can explain increases and decreases in rates.
The newsletter also includes the first column in a series, Young Researchers, prepared by Jennifer McLaughlin, PhD Student at the University of Stirling, Scotland, describing her study, Understanding intimate partner abuse and suicide risk; reports from new IASP special interest groups Prevention of Intentional Poisoning with Pesticides and Suicidal Behavior in Adolescents; and a column by Dr. Dan Reidenberg on the revised US National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.