Cognitive Therapy Reduces Repeat Suicide Attempts by 50 Percent


“Each year in the U.S., 25,000 adults commit suicide. People who have attempted suicide are at high risk for another suicide attempt. Researchers wanted to know how to reduce that risk. They may have found their answer in a particular kind of psychotherapy, which appears to cut that risk by half.”

According to Mind, suicide is the leading cause of death for men aged between 15 and 44. In the UK there were 5,910 deaths by suicide in 2001.
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Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook)

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PsyBlog’s new ebook, “Spark” is a step-by-step guide to using psychological techniques to achieve the goals you want.

Being passionate about a project or goal — no matter how big or small — makes us feel alive.

It is invigorating to think about the changes you could make in yourself or in the world...

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Published: 3 August 2005

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