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Suicide prevention and the Internet

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  • Alao, A., Soderberg, M., Pohl, E., & Lolaalao, A. (2006). Cybersuicide: Review of the role of the Internet on suicide. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 9, 489-493.
  • Alao, A. O., Yolles, J. C., & Armenta, W. R. (1999). Cybersuicide: The Internet and suicide. American journal of Psychiatry, 156, 1836-1837.
  • Barak, A., & Miron, O. (2005). Writing characteristics of suicidal people on the Internet: A psychological investigation of emerging social environments. Suicide & Life - Threatening Behavior, 35, 507-524.
  • Baume, P. , Cantor, C,H., & Rolfe, A. (1997). Cybersuicide: The role of interactive suicide notes on the Internet. Crisis, 18, 73-79.
  • Beaston, S., Hosty, G. S., & Smith, S. (2000). Suicide and the Internet. Psychiatric Bulletin, 24 (11), 434.
  • Becker, K., Mayer, M., Nagenborg, M., EL-Faddagh, M., & Schmidt, M. H. (2004). Parasuicide online: Can suicide websites trigger suicidal behaviour in predisposed adolescents? Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 58, 111-114.
  • Becker, K., & Schmidt, M. H. (2004). Internet chat rooms and suicide. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 21, 246-247.
  • Bronisch, T. (2004). New media and suicidality: Perils and possibilities of intervention. Archives of Suicide Research, 8, 398-399.
  • Janson, M. P., Alessandrini, E. S., Strunjas, S. S., Shahab, H., El-Mallakh, R., & Lippmann, S. B. (2001). Internet-observed suicide attempts. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 62, 478.
  • Mandrusiak, M., Rudd, M. D., Joiner, T. E. Jr., Berman, A. L., Van Orden, K. A., & Witte, T. (2006). Warning signs for suicide on the Internet: A descriptive study. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 36, 263-271.
  • Mehlum, L. (2000). The Internet, suicide, and suicide prevention. Crisis, 21, 186-188.

Prior, T. I. (2004). Suicide methods from the Internet. American Journal of Psychiatry, 161, 1500-1501.

  • Rajagopal, S. (2005). Suicide pacts and the Internet. British Medical Journal, 19, 1298-1299.
  • Richard, J., Werth, J. L., and Rogers, J. R. (2000). Rational and assisted suicidal communication on the Internet. A case example and discussion of ethical and practice issues. Ethics and Behavior, 10, 215-238.
  • Sher, L. (2000). The Internet, suicide, and human mental functions. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 45, 297.
  • Sisask, M., Varnik, A., & Wasserman, D. (2005). Internet comments on media reporting of two adolescents' collective suicide attempt. Archives of Suicide Research, 9, 87-98.

Thompson, S. (1999). The Internet and its potential influence on suicide. Psychiatric Bulletin, 23, 449-451.

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