A Leenaars

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention in schools: the art, the issues, and the pitfalls
    A A Leenaars
    Greater Essex County District School Board, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Crisis 20:132-42. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of gun control (Bill C-51) on suicide in Canada
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Death Stud 27:103-24. 2003
  3. pmc Life time suicidal thoughts in an urban community in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Huong Tran Thi Thanh
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 6:76. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide among indigenous peoples: introduction and call to action
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Windsor, Canada
    Arch Suicide Res 10:103-15. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of suicide prevention centers on the suicide rate in the Canadian provinces
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Center for the Study of Suicide, Blackwood, NJ, USA
    Crisis 25:65-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding the declining Canadian homicide rate: a test of Holinger's relative cohort size hypothesis
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Death Stud 28:263-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide notes from Australia and the United States
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Percept Mot Skills 96:1281-2. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Can a theory of suicide predict all "suicides" in the elderly?
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Crisis 24:7-16. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide notes in alcoholism
    A Leenaars
    University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 85:363-4. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlling the environment to prevent suicide: international perspectives
    A Leenaars
    University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    Can J Psychiatry 45:639-44. 2000

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention in schools: the art, the issues, and the pitfalls
    A A Leenaars
    Greater Essex County District School Board, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Crisis 20:132-42. 1999
    ..Current myths and facts about these fabrications are discussed for each mode of response. Research, clinical suggestions, and a call for further discussion are presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of gun control (Bill C-51) on suicide in Canada
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Death Stud 27:103-24. 2003
    ..It appears that Bill C-51 may have had an impact on suicide rates, even after controls for social variables...
  3. pmc Life time suicidal thoughts in an urban community in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Huong Tran Thi Thanh
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 6:76. 2006
    ..Suicidal thought is a risk factor and a stage in the suicidal process from planning to attempting and dying by suicide. To date, studies on suicidal thought in the general population, especially in Asian communities, have been limited...
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide among indigenous peoples: introduction and call to action
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Windsor, Canada
    Arch Suicide Res 10:103-15. 2006
    ..Colonialism and its associated genocide are, however, cited as a common factor. Yet, much greater cooperative international efforts are needed to not only understand, but also predict and control the epidemic...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of suicide prevention centers on the suicide rate in the Canadian provinces
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Center for the Study of Suicide, Blackwood, NJ, USA
    Crisis 25:65-8. 2004
    ..The present study replicated that study for 1994-1998 and found a similar preventive impact, although weak, of suicide prevention centers on the provincial suicide rates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding the declining Canadian homicide rate: a test of Holinger's relative cohort size hypothesis
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Death Stud 28:263-5. 2004
    ..This study was designed to test this hypothesis in Canada. The results show, even if one controls for other socio-economic variables, the most significant prediction of the decline was, indeed, the proportion of the youth population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide notes from Australia and the United States
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Percept Mot Skills 96:1281-2. 2003
    ..No major differences were noted as is in keeping with similar studies of suicide notes around the world. It was concluded that the model may be applicable to suicides in both countries; further study is warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can a theory of suicide predict all "suicides" in the elderly?
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Crisis 24:7-16. 2003
    ..I conclude that, indeed, greater study and theory building are needed into the "suicides" of the elderly, including those who are terminally ill...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide notes in alcoholism
    A Leenaars
    University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 85:363-4. 1999
    ..Although caution is in order in accepting the null hypothesis, we can at least suggest that further study is needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlling the environment to prevent suicide: international perspectives
    A Leenaars
    University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    Can J Psychiatry 45:639-44. 2000
    ..Suicide and suicidal behaviour are multifaceted events requiring complex solutions. Controlling the environment is a neglected solution, despite strong support for this approach from the World Health Organization (WHO)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy with suicidal people: the commonalities
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Arch Suicide Res 10:305-22. 2006
    ..Patient qualities, therapist qualities, and a multi-modal or multi-component approach are reviewed. On an empirical basis, it is concluded that one has to be person-centered (or patient centered): You have to know whom you are treating...
  12. ncbi request reprint Suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia: international perspectives
    A Leenaars
    University of Leiden, 880 Ouellette Ave, Suite 7-806, Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1C7
    Ir J Psychol Med 18:33-7. 2001
    ..the famous Yamanouchi Case), the review shows growing re-examination of the right to die. There appear, however, to be no uniform legal and ethical positions. Further debate and discussion globally is needed to avoid myopic perspectives...
  13. ncbi request reprint Suicide by shooting and gun ownership (licenses) in Austria: Would gun restriction help?
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:439-41. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Suicide notes in Mexico: what do they tell us?
    Ana María Chávez-Hernández
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Guanajuato, Mexico
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:709-15. 2006
    ..The less educated understandably wrote fewer notes. The most intriguing finding was that suicide in Mexico was associated with an array of factors, notably interpersonal problems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Menstruation and suicide: an exploratory study
    T D Dogra
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Psychol Rep 101:430-4. 2007
    ..75% of the control group. Menstruation in those who completed suicide, compared to a control group, appeared to have an association with suicide. More research is warranted...
  16. doi request reprint Psychache and suicide: a preliminary investigation
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Department of Psychiatry, Italy
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:116-21. 2008
    ..Further, there are validity issues with the PPAS, with the need for multi-item measures and probably a multifactor measure...
  17. ncbi request reprint People who have committed a certain sin ought to be dead
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Death Stud 30:539-53. 2006
    ..quot; Once you know the suicidal mind, you will agree with Shneidman and Leenaars, not Lester. Is it a good death if the sinner kills him/herself because he/she committed a certain sin?..
  18. ncbi request reprint The Balkan Piedmont: male suicide rates pre-war, wartime, and post-war in Serbia and Montenegro
    Slavica Selakovic-Bursic
    Institute of Psychiatry, Clinical Center Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
    Arch Suicide Res 10:225-38. 2006
    ..Speculations are offered about the findings, many consistent with Durkheim's classical hypothesis concerning suicide and unpopular wars...
  19. ncbi request reprint Altruistic suicide: update
    Antoon A Leenaars
    Arch Suicide Res 10:99. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Thailand, 1977 to 2002
    Prakarn Thomyangkoon
    Rajavithi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Suicide Res 9:361-8. 2005
    ..The highest suicide rate was in young males, ages 25-29 and the trend shows an increase. Despite the increasing incidence, there has been little study to date; however, HIV/AIDS has been identified as a major risk factor...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and suicide in a region of Eastern Province ("Transkei"), South Africa
    Banwari Lal Meel
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Transkei, South Africa
    Arch Suicide Res 9:69-75. 2005
    ..These beginning studies must be augmented by comprehensive study of not only the epidemiology, but also the psychological and social correlates. Regrettably, there are numerous obstacles to such study in South Africa...
  22. ncbi request reprint Discovering the truth in attempted suicide
    Konrad Michel
    Catholic University of America CUA, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Psychother 56:424-37. 2002
    ..Collaborative and narrative approaches to the suicidal patient are more promising, enhancing the clinician's ability to empathize and help the patient begin to reestablish a sense of mastery, thereby strengthening the clinical alliance...
  23. doi request reprint Farewell to the world: suicide notes from Turkey
    Birol Demirel
    Forensic Medicine Department, Gazi University, Turkey
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:122-7. 2008
    ..Future study of suicide notes should, in fact, focus on cross-cultural investigation...