Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice

Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice

By: Ad Kerkhof (editor), Brian Mishara (editor)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Brian Mishara, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada. Ad Kerkhof VU University, The Netherlands. Karl Andriessen, University of Leuven, Belgium. Philippe Cote, Universite du Quebec a 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. Real Labelle, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada; Universite de Montreal, 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 Thoer, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada. Carmen Vos, VU University, The Netherlands. David N. Weisstub, World Psychiatric Association


Preface Notes on Contributors 1. Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Towards Evidence Based Practice; Brian L. Mishara and Louis-Philippe Cote 2. Expressing, Communicating and Discussing Suicide: Nature, Effects and Methods of Interacting Through Online Discussion Platforms; Christine Thoer 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; Real Labelle, Antoine Bibaud-De Serres and Francois-Olivier Leblanc 13. Promising Practices, Future Prospects and Research Agenda; Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof and Brian L. Mishara

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  • ISBN13: 9781137351715
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 199
  • ID: 9781137351715
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 1137351713

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