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Preventing suicidal behaviours with a multilevel intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, January 2018
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Title
Preventing suicidal behaviours with a multilevel intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Published in
BMC Public Health, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5032-6
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Authors

Sunny Collings, Gabrielle Jenkin, James Stanley, Sarah McKenzie, Simon Hatcher

Abstract

In the context of the recent surge in community based multilevel interventions for suicide prevention, all of which show promising results, we discuss the implications of the findings of such an intervention designed for and implemented in New Zealand. The multi-level intervention for suicide prevention in New Zealand (MISP-NZ) was a cluster randomised controlled community intervention trial involving eight hospital regions matched into four pairs and randomised to either the intervention or practice as usual (the control). Intervention regions received 25 months of interventions (01 June 2010 to 30 June 2012) including: 1) training in recognition of suicide risk factors; 2) workshops on mental health issues; 3) community based interventions (linking in with community events); and 4) distribution of print material and information on web-based resources. There was no significant difference between the change in rate of suicidal behaviours (ISH or self-inflicted deaths) in the intervention group compared with the control group (rate ratio = 1.07, 95% CI 0.82, 1.38). This study did not provide substantive evidence that the MISP-NZ intervention had an effect on suicidal behaviours raising important questions about the potential effectiveness of the multilevel intervention model for suicide prevention for all countries. Although a range of factors may account for this unanticipated finding, including inadequate study power, differences in design and intervention focus, and country-specific contextual factors, it is possible that the effectiveness of the multilevel intervention model for reducing suicidal behaviours may have been overstated. This trial was retrospectively registered on 11 April 2013. ACTRN12613000399796 .

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 87 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 13 15%
Researcher 11 13%
Student > Master 11 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 7%
Other 9 10%
Unknown 27 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 21 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 20%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 11%
Social Sciences 5 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 2%
Other 4 5%
Unknown 28 32%

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