Monday, April 21, 2008

High Rate of Suicide Among Doctors

Here. And, here, with comments.

Doctors have ready access to tools. If they use medical approaches to suicide, more than others, that would support that point.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Fed Lawsuit: VA Not Doing Enough to Stop Vet Suicides


Suicide Rate Increases in Canadian Military

Here. Usually wars reduce suicide. The study does not indicate whether involvement in conflict increases or decreases the likelihood of suicide.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

The Bridge

The movie of people who jump from the Golden Gate Bridge. It gets reviewed here.

In a study of people who were prevented from jumping, 90% were alive and glad someone stopped them. This statistic provides a rare rebuttal to the theme of this blog. Barriers at the Eiffel Tower and at the Empire State Building ended almost all jumps.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Suicides Close VA Psychiatric Ward

Here. These continued despite the replacement of fixtures that could be used in an attempt.

Secretary for Veteran Affairs answers questions about military and veteran suicide rates. Here.

Deposition Advice