Suicide

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide in Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Helen Milroy
Archives of Suicide Research, vol. 10, no. 2, April-June 2006, pp. 141-157
Description
Looks at the sharp increase in young adult male suicides from the 1980s to substantially higher levels.
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Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet L. MacMillan
Angus B. MacMillan
David R. Offord
Jennifer L. Dingle
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 155, no. 11, December 1, 1996, pp. 1569-1578
Description
Report findings indicate that aboriginal populations have an increased risk of death from alcoholism, homicide, suicide and pneumonia.
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Aboriginal Language Knowledge and Youth Suicide

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Darcy Hallett
Michael J. Chandler
Christopher E. Lalonde
Cognitive Development, vol. 22, 2007, pp. 392-399
Description
Reports suicide rates dropped to zero where band members spoke their own Native language.
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Aboriginal Maori and Inuit Youth Suicide: Avenues to Alleviation?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colin Tatz
Australian Aboriginal Studies, no. 2, 2004, pp. 15-25
Description
Contends that there is a need for development of a different model for suicide alleviation for the Aborigines, Maori and Inuit in Australia, New Zealand and Nunavut.
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Aboriginal Suicidal Behaviour Research: From Risk Factors to Culturally-Sensitive Interventions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Laurence Katz
Brenda Elias
John O'Neil
Murray Enns
Brian J. Cox
Shay-Lee Belik
Jitender Sareen
Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 15, no. 4, November 2006, pp. 159-167
Description
Looks at two research themes: to test theoretical models of Aboriginal suicidal behaviour and to determine the optimal individual, community, and school-based interventions to reduce suicidal behaviour.
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Aboriginal Suicide: A Call for Vigilance

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 15-20
Description
Covers characteristics that health workers need to recognize in Aboriginal people at risk of suicidal behavior.
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The Aboriginal Suicide and Self-Harm Help-Seeking Quandry

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Terri Farrelly
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 32, no. 1, January/February 2008, pp. 11-15
Description
Study concluded that improving access to formal and informal sources of help, reduced the rate of suicide and self-harm.
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Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Program

Articles » General
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 29, no. 2, March/April 2005, pp. 21-24
Description
Chart-like article contains warning signs and a tool kit to counter suicidal tendencies.
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Aboriginal Youth More at Risk for Suicide

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cassandra Opikokew
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 2, February 2009, p. 8
Description
Looks at Health Canada statistics that reveal much higher suicide rates for First Nations youth and what type of programs could be put in place to reduce this statistic. Article located by scrolling to page 8.
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Aborigines, Sport and Suicide

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colin Tatz
Sport in Society, vol. 15, no. 7, Indigenous People, Race Relations and Australian Sport, 2012, pp. 922-935
Description
Contends that sport is a deterrent to suicidal behaviour because it provides a sense of purpose, belonging and is inclusive.
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Aborigines: Sport, Violence and Survival

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Colin Tatz
Description
"A Report on Research Project 18/1989 'Aborigines: The Relationship Between Sport and Delinquency' to the Criminology Research Council." Report concludes that sport plays a more significant role in the lives of Aborigines that that of other Australians.
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Abuse Affects the Next Generation

Alternate Title
World at Six ; April 2, 1993
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Colleen Rooney
Garnet Ajunicab
Cueney Navagone
Description
Radio clip on how the trauma from residential schools was passed from one generation to the next. Includes synopsis and "Did You Know?" section. Duration: 4:45.
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Acquired Capability for Suicide Among Individuals With American Indian/Alaska Natives Backgrounds Within the Military

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bruno Chiurliza
Matthew S. Michaels
Thomas E. Joiner
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 23, no. 4, 2016, pp. 1-15
Description
Study shows American Indian/Alaskan Natives have higher levels of acquired capability for suicide and highlights the importance of pain tolerance when assessing suicide risk in this group.
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Adapting PC CARES to Continue Suicide Prevention in Rural Alaska During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Narrative Overview of an In-Person Community-Based Suicide Prevention Program Moving Online

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Caroline C. Wells
Lauren White
Tara Schmidt
Suzanne Rataj
Diane McEachern ... [et al.]
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 29, no. 2, Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Research with American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, 2022, pp. [126]-154
Description
Examines the shift from a in-person suicide prevention program, Promoting Community Conversations About Research to End Suicide (PC CARES), to an online format and how this shift allowed the program to be more impactful while still maintaining its core features.
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Addressing Depression among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A Literature Review

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Megan Fairweather
Julie Loughran
Caleb Dunlap
Emma Strick
Emma Robson
Description
Search for both academic and grey literature yielded 79 pertinent sources. Results arranged under eight common themes: focusing on family and community, incorporating traditional knowledge and practices, emphasizing active skills building, integration of prevention and care systems, cultural competency, flexible provider-client/patient relationships and treatment approaches, implementing changes to affect surrounding conditions, and adequate funding to improve health care and economic opportunities.
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Advancing Suicide Prevention Research with Rural American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lisa Wexler
Michael Chandler
Joseph P. Gone
Mary Cwik
Laurence J. Kirmayer ... [et al.]
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 105, no. 5, May 2015, pp. 891-899
Description
Suicide Prevention American Indian and Alaska Native Task Force of researchers met to identify important factors affecting suicide and outline a research direction in prevention.
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The Aftermath of Aboriginal Suicide: Lived Experience as the Missing Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Postvention

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Taylor-Jai McAlister
Leilani Darwin
Julie Turner
Matthew Trindall
Laura Ross ... [et al.]
Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing - Te Mauri: Pimatisiwin, vol. 2, no. 2, September 2017, pp. 49-58
Description
"This paper aimed to highlight the systemic and theoretical barriers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have been bereaved by suicide".
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Alaska Native Mortality, 1979-1998

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gretchen Ehrsam Day
Anne P. Lanier
Public Health Reports, vol. 118, no. 6, November-December 2003, pp. 518-530
Description
Compares mortality patterns between Alaskan Native and Non-Native population between 1989 to 1998 and trends for period between 1979-1998. Uses data from the Indian Health Service and 1990 Census.
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American Indian Adolescent Suicidal Behavior in Detention Environments: Cause for Continued Basic and Applied Research

Alternate Title
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, [Monograph No. 4, pp. 189-221]
Calling From the Rim: Suicidal Behavior Among American Indian and Alaska Native Adolescents
[Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health] ; Monograph 4
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Christine Wilson Duclos
Warren LeBeau
Gail Leslie Elias
Description
Comments on the pertinent need for information on juvenile suicide prevention in detention settings.
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American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book

Alternate Title
American Indian / Alaska Native Behavioural Health Briefing Book
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Health Service National Tribal Advisory Committee on Behavioral Health (NTAC)
Behavioral Health Work Group (BHWG)
Description
Provides context for the American Indian/Alaska Native National Strategic Plans on Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention.
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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health: Diverse Perspectives on Enduring Disparities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph P. Gone
Joseph E. Trimble
Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, vol. 8, April 2012, pp. 131-160
Description
Presents review of mental health disparities: identifies and defines American Indian/Alaskan Natives, summarizes mental health disparities, looks at available psychosocial interventions and alternatives to fixing mental health problems.
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American Indian and White Adoptees: Are There Mental Health Differences?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ashley L. Landers
Sharon M. Danes
Kate Ingalls-Maloney
Sandy White Hawk
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 24, no. 2, 2017, pp. 54-75
Description
Analysis of responses from 295 individuals gathered during the course of the Experiences of Adopted and Fostered Individuals Project. Results showed that Native Americans were more likely to report problems such as alcohol addiction and recovery, drug recovery, both self-assessed and diagnosed eating disorders, self-harm, and suicidal ideation.
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American Indian Hope: A Potential Protective Factor Against Suicidal Ideation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Victoria M. O'Keefe
Raymond P. Tucker
LaRicka R. Wingate
Kathy A. Rasmussen
Journal of Indigenous Research, vol. 1, no. 2, Special Issue, 2011, pp. 1-4
Description
Synopsis of results of study to determine whether positive emotions such as hope and optimism mitigate thoughts of suicide. Used group of college students from Oklahoma as sample.
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American Indians and Suicide: A Neglected Area of Research

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lenora M. Olson
Stéphanie Wahab
Trauma, Violence & Abuse, vol. 7, no. 1, January 2006, pp. 19-33
Description
Findings show socioeconomic characteristics, substance abuse, barriers to mental health services and acculturation play a role in the occurrence of suicide in Native American Indian communities.
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Andersen Chez les Mamit-Inuat Le Suicide Chez les Mamit-Innuat: Un Dealage Entre Le Discours et la Realite

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stéphanie Eveno
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, 2002, pp. 161-183
Description
Article in French, abstract in French and English. Argues that the Innu perception of what constitutes suicide differs from the "Western" definition and that data reporting should be reconsidered in light of this discrepancy.
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