A L Beautrais

Summary

Affiliation: Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi A case control study of suicide and attempted suicide in older adults
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:1-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Indigenous suicide in New Zealand
    Annette L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Suicide Res 10:159-168. 2006
  3. ncbi Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders in persons making serious suicide attempts: a case-control study
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1009-14. 1996
  4. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005
  5. ncbi Effective strategies for suicide prevention in New Zealand: a review of the evidence
    Annette Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2459. 2007
  6. ncbi Gender issues in youth suicidal behaviour
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:35-42. 2002
  7. ncbi Suicide and serious suicide attempts in youth: a multiple-group comparison study
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Cristchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1093-9. 2003
  8. ncbi Suicide in New Zealand I: time trends and epidemiology
    Annette Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U460. 2003
  9. ncbi Suicide in New Zealand II: a review of risk factors and prevention
    Annette Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U461. 2003
  10. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in Te Rau Hinengaro: the New Zealand Mental Health Survey
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:896-904. 2006

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi A case control study of suicide and attempted suicide in older adults
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:1-9. 2002
    ..6%), suggesting that the improved detection, treatment and management of mood disorders should be the primary focus of suicide prevention strategies for older adults...
  2. ncbi Indigenous suicide in New Zealand
    Annette L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Suicide Res 10:159-168. 2006
    ..This article reviews explanations for the observed rates of suicide in Măori, and examines approaches to effective intervention to reduce rates of suicide in young Măori...
  3. ncbi Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders in persons making serious suicide attempts: a case-control study
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1009-14. 1996
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and comorbidity patterns of psychiatric disorders in subjects making medically serious suicide attempts and in comparison subjects...
  4. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the linkages between suicidal ideation and attempt in adolescence and subsequent suicidal behaviours and mental health in young adulthood...
  5. ncbi Effective strategies for suicide prevention in New Zealand: a review of the evidence
    Annette Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2459. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Gender issues in youth suicidal behaviour
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:35-42. 2002
    ..In fact, females may enjoy more protection from suicide than males in a number of areas...
  7. ncbi Suicide and serious suicide attempts in youth: a multiple-group comparison study
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Cristchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1093-9. 2003
    ..This study compared risk factors for suicide and medically serious nonfatal suicide attempts among youth under 25 years of age...
  8. ncbi Suicide in New Zealand I: time trends and epidemiology
    Annette Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U460. 2003
  9. ncbi Suicide in New Zealand II: a review of risk factors and prevention
    Annette Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U461. 2003
  10. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in Te Rau Hinengaro: the New Zealand Mental Health Survey
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:896-904. 2006
    ..To describe prevalence and correlates of suicidal behaviour in the New Zealand population aged 16 years and over...
  11. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes about suicide in 25-year-olds
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:260-5. 2004
    ..To examine knowledge and attitudes about suicide in a New Zealand sample of young people aged 25 years...
  12. ncbi Further suicidal behavior among medically serious suicide attempters
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch New Zealand School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:1-11. 2004
    ..These findings imply the need for enhanced follow-up, treatment, and surveillance of all patients making serious suicide attempts...
  13. ncbi Firearms legislation and reductions in firearm-related suicide deaths in New Zealand
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:253-9. 2006
    ..To examine the impact of introducing more restrictive firearms legislation (Amendment to the Arms Act, 1992) in New Zealand on suicides involving firearms...
  14. ncbi Child and young adolescent suicide in New Zealand
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:647-53. 2001
    ..To describe the epidemiology and characteristics of all suicide deaths among under 15-year-olds in New Zealand over a 10-year period...
  15. ncbi Precipitating factors and life events in serious suicide attempts among youths aged 13 through 24 years
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36:1543-51. 1997
    ..Precipitating factors and life events associated with medically serious suicide attempts were examined in young people making serious suicide attempts and control subjects...
  16. ncbi Psychiatric contacts among youths aged 13 through 24 years who have made serious suicide attempts
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37:504-11. 1998
    ..To compare the history of psychiatric contacts among young people who have made medically serious suicide attempts and control subjects...
  17. ncbi Youth suicide attempts: a social and demographic profile
    A L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 32:349-57. 1998
    ..The social and demographic characteristics of a New Zealand sample of young people making medically serious suicide attempts were examined and compared with those of a control sample of similar age...
  18. ncbi Personality traits and cognitive styles as risk factors for serious suicide attempts among young people
    A L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:37-47. 1999
    ..Nonsignificant findings were explained by the presence of substantial correlations between these measures and measures of hopelessness, neuroticism, and external locus of control...
  19. ncbi Cannabis abuse and serious suicide attempts
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Addiction 94:1155-64. 1999
    ..To compare the relationship between cannabis abuse/dependence and risk of medically serious suicide attempts in individuals making serious suicide attempts and randomly selected comparison subjects...
  20. ncbi Methods of youth suicide in New Zealand: trends and implications for prevention
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:413-9. 2000
    ..This paper summarises recent trends in methods of suicide among young people in New Zealand and examines the feasibility of suicide prevention through restricting access to methods of suicide...
  21. ncbi Risk factors for suicide and attempted suicide among young people
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:420-36. 2000
    ..This paper summarises current knowledge about risk factors for suicide and suicide attempts in young people...
  22. ncbi Effectiveness of barriers at suicide jumping sites: a case study
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:557-62. 2001
    ..The bridge is a known suicide site and is located adjacent to the region's largest hospital, which includes an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. This paper examines the impact of the removal of these barriers on suicide rates...
  23. ncbi Is sexual orientation related to mental health problems and suicidality in young people?
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:876-80. 1999
    ..This study examines the extent to which gay, lesbian, and bisexual young people are at increased risk of psychiatric disorder and suicidal behaviors using data gathered on a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 21 years...
  24. ncbi Vulnerability and resiliency to suicidal behaviours in young people
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study and Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:61-73. 2003
    ..We aimed to examine factors that influence vulnerability/resiliency of depressed young people to suicidal ideation and suicide attempt...
  25. ncbi Suicides and serious suicide attempts: two populations or one?
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 31:837-45. 2001
    ..Few studies have examined the extent to which populations of suicides and attempted suicides are similar, or different. This paper compares suicides and serious suicide attempts in terms of known risk factors for suicidal behaviour...
  26. ncbi Suicide and occupation in New Zealand, 2001-2005
    Lou M Gallagher
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Limited, PO Box 50 348, Porirua, New Zealand
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:45-50. 2008
    ..Occupation influenced suicide rates. The continuing disparity in suicide rates between non-waged and waged workers is of particular concern and needs to be addressed. Farmers and trades workers should be monitored more closely...
  27. ncbi Sexual orientation and mental health in a birth cohort of young adults
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:971-81. 2005
    ..This paper sought to examine the relationship between sexual orientation and mental health in a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 25 years...
  28. ncbi Trends in US emergency department visits for suicide attempts, 1992-2001
    Gregory Luke Larkin
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519 1315, USA
    Crisis 29:73-80. 2008
    ..Emergency departments are increasingly important sites for identifying, assessing and treating individuals with suicidal behavior...
  29. ncbi Mortality and further suicidal behaviour after an index suicide attempt: a 10-year study
    Sheree J Gibb
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:95-100. 2005
    ..To examine further suicide attempts and mortality in the 10 years after a suicide attempt requiring hospital admission...
  30. ncbi Subthreshold depression in adolescence and mental health outcomes in adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:66-72. 2005
    ..There is increasing interest in the extent to which individuals with subthreshold depression face increased risks of subsequent major depression and other disorders...
  31. ncbi Familial transmission of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts: evidence from a general population sample
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 43, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry Res 126:159-65. 2004
    ..Implications for prevention and future research are discussed...
  32. ncbi Cannabis and educational achievement
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addiction 98:1681-92. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between cannabis use in adolescence/young adulthood and levels of educational attainment...
  33. ncbi Subsequent mortality in medically serious suicide attempts: a 5 year follow-up
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:595-9. 2003
    ..To document mortality in a consecutive series of 302 individuals who made medically serious suicide attempts and were followed-up for 5 years...
  34. ncbi Risk factors for suicide and medically serious suicide attempts among alcoholics: analyses of Canterbury Suicide Project data
    Kenneth R Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:551-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors for serious suicidal behavior among individuals with alcohol dependence...
  35. ncbi Moderators of the relationship between alcohol dependence and suicide and medically serious suicide attempts: analyses of Canterbury Suicide Project data
    Kenneth R Conner
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1156-61. 2003
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  36. ncbi World Suicide Prevention Day: "think globally, plan nationally, act locally"
    Annette L Beautrais
    Crisis 29:59-63. 2008
  37. ncbi Women and suicidal behavior
    Annette L Beautrais
    Crisis 27:153-6. 2006
  38. ncbi National strategies for the reduction and prevention of suicide
    Annette L Beautrais
    Crisis 26:1-3. 2005