In his theory of suicidal behavior, Thomas Joiner proposes three factors that mark those most at risk of death: the feeling of being a burden on loved ones; the sense of isolation; and, perhaps chillingly, the learned ability to hurt oneself. He tests the theory against diverse facts taken from clinical anecdotes and research, uses the model to understand risk and protection during a pandemic, and draws out the model's implications for risk assessment and mitigation.
- to review basic facts about the epidemiology and risk factors for death by suicide, including under a pandemic.
- to learn about a theory of suicidal behavior.
- to learn about approaches to suicide risk assessment and mitigation.
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The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider Number: RCST111747
The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068
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