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Suicide in Canadian Veterans Living in Ontario: a Retrospective Cohort Study Linking Routinely Collected Data
Objectives: To compare the risk of death by suicide in male veterans with age-matched civilians. Design: Retrospective cohort study linking provincial administrative databases between 1990 and 2013 with follow-up ...
More Than Just Counting Deaths: The Evolution of Suicide Surveillance in the Canadian Armed Forces
Suicide prevention and surveillance are of primary concern to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and to the CAF Health Services (CFHS). Suicide surveillance has been conducted on behalf of the CFHS by the Directorate of Force ...
Suicidal Ideation, Plans, and Attempts Among Public Safety Personnel in Canada
Substantial media attention has focused on suicide among Canadian Public Safety Personnel (PSP; e.g., correctional workers, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police). The attention has raised significant concerns about ...
Roles of Physical and Mental Health in Suicidal Ideation in Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force Veterans
OBJECTIVES: Suicide in recent veterans is an international concern. An association between mental disorders and suicide has been established, but lessinformation is available about an association between physical health ...
Applying Durkheim’s Theory of Suicide: A Study of Altruism and Anomie Among Canadian Veterans of Afghanistan
As over 40,000 Canadian service-personnel returned from the war in Afghanistan, more than one third believe they did not make a successful transition. This study inquiries into the lived-experience of Canadian Veterans who ...
A Cross-Sectional Study of the Relationship between Previous Military Experience and Mental Health Disorders in Currently Serving Public Safety Personnel in Canada
(The Canadian journal of psychiatry, 2019-12-13)
Objective: There is an increased incidence of some mental health disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some members of the military and in some public safety personnel (PSP) such as firefighters, ...