Deployment Psychology Blog

September 10, 2012: By the Numbers


The number of people worldside who commit suicide every day, according to the World Health Organization, which also noted: "For every person who completes a suicide, 20 or more may attempt to end their lives."

According to a statistic vetted by PolitiFact, 18 of those 3000 are U.S. military veterans.

Today -- September 10 -- is the 10th anniversary of World Suicide Prevention Day.

September 6, 2012: Research Update

The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
• A Positive Psychological Approach to Suicide Risk in a Clinical Sample.
• Perfectionism and Suicide Ideation: An Assessment of the Specific Vulnerability Hypothesis and Stress Generation Model.