Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice

Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice

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Overview

Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice by B. Mishara

The internet, smartphones, computer self-help programmes and other technological advances are the new frontiers of suicide prevention, with organisations around the world rapidly expanding these services. This book provides a critical overview of new technologies in suicide prevention and presents promising practices and future perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137351715
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/20/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 199
Sales rank: 661,885
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Brian Mishara, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.

Ad Kerkhof VU University, The Netherlands.

Karl Andriessen, University of Leuven, Belgium.

Philippe Côté, Université du Québec à Montreal, Canada.

Mary Drexler, CONTACT USA.

Rezvan Ghoncheh, VU University, The Netherlands.

Simon Hatcher, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Annemiek Huisman, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hans Koot, VU University, The Netherlands.

Karolina Krysinska, University of Leuven, Belgium.

Réal Labelle, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; Université de Montréal, Canada.

Jan Mokkenstorm, 113Online Foundation, The Netherlands.

Gillian Murphy, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline), USA.

Xavier Pommereau, University Hospital of Bordeaux, France.

Professor Smit, VU University, The Netherlands.

Bregje van Spijker, Black Dog Institute, Australia.

Christine Thoër, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.

Carmen Vos, VU University, The Netherlands.

David N. Weisstub, World Psychiatric Association

Table of Contents

Preface Notes on Contributors 1. Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Towards Evidence Based Practice; Brian L. Mishara and Louis-Philippe Côté 2. Expressing, Communicating and Discussing Suicide: Nature, Effects and Methods of Interacting Through Online Discussion Platforms; Christine Thoër 3. E-Therapies in Suicide Prevention: What Do They Look Like, Do They Work and What Is the Research Agenda? Simon Hatcher 4. Reducing The Burden of Suicidal Thoughts Through Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Self Help; Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof, Bregje van Spijker, and Jan Mokkenstorm 5. Challenges in the Control and Regulation of Suicide Promotion and Assistance over the Internet; Brian L. Mishara and David N. Weisstub 6. Mental Health Online: A Self Report E-Learning Program for Enhancing Recognition, Guidance and Referral of Suicidal Adolescents; Rezvan Ghoncheh, Carmen E. Vos, Hans M. Koot and Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof 7. Avatars and The Prevention of Suicide Among Adolescents; Xavier Pommereau 8. Crisis Chat: Providing Chat-Based Emotional Support; Mary Drexler 9. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and New Technologies in Suicide Prevention: Crisis Chat and Social Media Initiatives; Gillian Murphy 10. Results and Experiences of 113Online, a Comprehensive Dutch Online Suicide Prevention Platform Jan. K. Mokkenstorm, Annemiek Huisman; Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof and Jan Smit 11. Suicide Bereavement Online: Sharing Memories, Seeking Support, and Exchanging Hope; Karolina Krysinska and Karl Andriessen 12. Innovating to Treat Depression and Prevent Suicide: The IPhone@PSY ASSISTANCE Application; Réal Labelle, Antoine Bibaud-De Serres and François-Olivier Leblanc 13. Promising Practices, Future Prospects and Research Agenda; Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof and Brian L. Mishara

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