B L Mishara

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing models of helper behavior to actual practice in telephone crisis intervention: a Silent Monitoring Study of Calls to the U.S. 1-800-SUICIDE Network
    Brian L Mishara
    Center for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:291-307. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Confusion between euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions: influences on public opinion poll results
    Isabelle Marcoux
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, and Psychology Department, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 98:235-9. 2007
  3. pmc Can CCTV identify people in public transit stations who are at risk of attempting suicide? An analysis of CCTV video recordings of attempters and a comparative investigation
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CRISE UQAM, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    BMC Public Health 16:1245. 2016
  4. pmc Comparison of the Effects of Telephone Suicide Prevention Help by Volunteers and Professional Paid Staff: Results from Studies in the USA and Quebec, Canada
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 46:577-587. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of research on railway and urban transit system suicides
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 193:215-26. 2016
  6. doi request reprint The legal status of suicide: A global review
    Brian L Mishara
    Director, Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Professor, Psychology Department, Université du Québec à Montréal Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 44:54-74. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Premises and evidence in the rhetoric of assisted suicide and euthanasia
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:427-35. 2013
  8. pmc Effects of a comprehensive police suicide prevention program
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia and Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Crisis 33:162-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the Montreal subway system: characteristics of the victims, antecedents, and implications for prevention
    B L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 44:690-6. 1999
  10. doi request reprint Resolving ethical dilemmas in suicide prevention: the case of telephone helpline rescue policies
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:159-69. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing models of helper behavior to actual practice in telephone crisis intervention: a Silent Monitoring Study of Calls to the U.S. 1-800-SUICIDE Network
    Brian L Mishara
    Center for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:291-307. 2007
    ..Some lives may have been saved but occasionally unacceptable responses occur. Recommendations include the need for quality assurance, development of standardized practices and research relating intervention processes to outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Confusion between euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions: influences on public opinion poll results
    Isabelle Marcoux
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, and Psychology Department, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 98:235-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess public opinion towards euthanasia while controlling for possible threats to validity indicated in the literature review...
  3. pmc Can CCTV identify people in public transit stations who are at risk of attempting suicide? An analysis of CCTV video recordings of attempters and a comparative investigation
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CRISE UQAM, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    BMC Public Health 16:1245. 2016
    ..The second study verified the potential of using those behaviours to discriminate attempters from other passengers in real time...
  4. pmc Comparison of the Effects of Telephone Suicide Prevention Help by Volunteers and Professional Paid Staff: Results from Studies in the USA and Quebec, Canada
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 46:577-587. 2016
    ..In fact, the evidence to date indicates that professionals may be less effective in providing telephone help to suicidal individuals when compared to trained lay volunteers...
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of research on railway and urban transit system suicides
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 193:215-26. 2016
    ..We critically review research on railway suicides to inform suicide prevention initiatives and future studies, including who is at risk and why, and behaviours at track locations...
  6. doi request reprint The legal status of suicide: A global review
    Brian L Mishara
    Director, Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Professor, Psychology Department, Université du Québec à Montréal Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 44:54-74. 2016
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  7. doi request reprint Premises and evidence in the rhetoric of assisted suicide and euthanasia
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:427-35. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Effects of a comprehensive police suicide prevention program
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia and Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Crisis 33:162-8. 2012
    ..Montreal police suicide rates were slightly higher than other Quebec police rates in the 11 years before the program began (30.5/100,000 per year vs. 26.0/100,000)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the Montreal subway system: characteristics of the victims, antecedents, and implications for prevention
    B L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 44:690-6. 1999
    ..To understand the characteristics of persons who commit suicide in the Montreal subway system (the Montreal Metro), their personal and psychiatric histories, and the nature of the event in order to develop better prevention strategies...
  10. doi request reprint Resolving ethical dilemmas in suicide prevention: the case of telephone helpline rescue policies
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Psychology Department, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:159-69. 2010
    ..We examine links between values and actions, needs for empirical evidence to guide practice, and propose vigorous dialogue about values in the gray zone of moral practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Which helper behaviors and intervention styles are related to better short-term outcomes in telephone crisis intervention? Results from a Silent Monitoring Study of Calls to the U.S. 1-800-SUICIDE Network
    Brian L Mishara
    Center for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:308-21. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of four suicide prevention programs for family and friends of high-risk suicidal men who do not seek help themselves
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Montreal, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:329-42. 2005
    ..Family and friends had less psychological distress, used more positive coping mechanisms, and reported their communication with the suicidal man was more helpful. The Telephone Support was considered the most useful program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethical and legal issues in suicide research
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Int J Law Psychiatry 28:23-41. 2005
    ..When specific legal obligations are lacking, ethical premises concerning the acceptability of suicide and obligations to intervene may influence research protocols...
  14. ncbi request reprint How the media influences children's conceptions of suicide
    Brian L Mishara
    Psychology Department, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
    Crisis 24:128-30. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Conceptions of death and suicide in children ages 6-12 and their implications for suicide prevention
    B L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia CRISE, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:105-18. 1999
    ..The level of development of the concept of suicide is related to maturity rather than specific experiences. Implications for primary prevention are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of media coverage of the suicide of a well-known Quebec reporter: the case of Gaëtan Girouard
    Michel Tousignant
    CRISE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3P8
    Soc Sci Med 60:1919-26. 2005
    ..The news media should apply more caution and follow recommended guidelines in reporting this type of news...
  17. ncbi request reprint An empirical test of a mediation model of the impact of the traditional male gender role on suicidal behavior in men
    Janie Houle
    Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    J Affect Disord 107:37-43. 2008
    ..The adverse impact of the traditional male gender role as well as men's reluctance to seek help are possible explanations of this gender gap, but these hypotheses have not been well documented empirically...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethical, legal, and practical issues in the control and regulation of suicide promotion and assistance over the Internet
    Brian L Mishara
    Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Department of Psychology, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:58-65. 2007
    ..Recommendations are made with respect to public education, suicide prevention, and future research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reconciling clinical experience with evidence-based knowledge in suicide prevention policy and practice
    Brian L Mishara
    Crisis 29:1-3. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint World Suicide Prevention Day: "think globally, plan nationally, act locally"
    Annette L Beautrais
    Crisis 29:59-63. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Cultural specificity and universality of suicide: challenges for the International Association for Suicide Prevention
    Brian L Mishara
    Crisis 27:1-3. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint [Can social support help prevent men from suicide attempt?]
    Janie Houle
    Chercheure, Direction de santé publique de Montréal
    Sante Ment Que 30:61-83. 2005
    ..Concrete help and reassurance of worth are the forms of support that appear to be of most importance. This study highlights the importance of social support in the prevention of suicidal behaviours among men...