Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour: A Systematic Review

DescriptionThe project provides a comprehensive overview of the effectiveness of interventions to prevent suicide, suicidal behaviour and ideation, in both key risk groups and the general population.
ISBN9780755969043
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2008
Website Publication DateJanuary 11, 2008

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Maria Leitner, Wally Barr & Lindsay Hobby, Health & Community Care Research Unit, Liverpool University, Info TechUK Research
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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE : INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER TWO : METHODS

CHAPTER THREE: OVERVIEW OF RETRIEVED MATERIAL
Profile of retrieved and rejected material
Profile of systematic reviews & protocols retrieved
Profile of primary studies included
Scoping review of study outcomes

CHAPTER FOUR: EVIDENCE FROM THE HIGHEST QUALITY STUDIES
Suicide
Attempted suicide
Self-harm
Suicidal ideation

CHAPTER FIVE: EVIDENCE FOR PRIORITY POPULATIONS & INTERVENTIONS
Populations
Interventions
Relevance to the Scottish Context

CHAPTER SIX: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH & PRACTICE
Research
Practice
Limitations of the Review
Carer's perspective:

REFERENCES

ANNEX A: PAPERS OUTSTANDING
ANNEX B: MEMBERSHIP OF THE RESEARCH ADVISORY GROUP
ANNEX C: ELECTRONIC DATABASES SEARCHED
ANNEX D: GENERIC SEARCH STRATEGY AND OUTCOMES
ANNEX E: OVERVIEW OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS RETRIEVED
ANNEX F: OVERVIEW OF PRIMARY STUDIES RETRIEVED
ANNEX G: OUTCOMES OF THE SCOPING REVIEW
ANNEX H: OVERVIEW OF THE 'HIGHEST QUALITY' EVIDENCE
ANNEX I: OVERVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR PRIORITY POPULATIONS, SETTINGS & INTERVENTIONS
ANNEX J: GLOSSARY

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.