Suicidal People Are 7 Times More Likely To Recover Completely With This Resource

Posted on January 22, 2016

In the study conducted, participants were experiencing various suicidal thoughts that usually result from mental illnesses or substance abuse. There were 2,884 participants from Canada.

The study's lead author, Mr Philip found that among formerly suicidal individuals, those who have someone they could confide in were seven times more likely to have complete mental health. Besides complete mental health, this group of people also reported to be experiencing happiness almost everyday and even satisfaction in life. Hence, people who have someone to count on typically have lower levels of psychological distress and other symptoms of mental illness.

The other factors that had a positive relation to recovering were :- being a woman, being older, having a higher income and using spirituality to cope.

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Category(s):Suicide Prevention

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