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Are there dietary and lifestyle factors for the self-prevention of suicide? - project description

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The objective of this project is to examine if dietary and lifestyle factors have a role in suicide prevention.


  • Start

    01.01.2017

  • End

    31.12.2021

  • Status

    Active

  • Approvals

    Regional committees for medical and health research ethics

  • Project owner/ Project manager

    Norwegian Institute of Public Health

  • Project manager

    Anne Lise Brantsæter

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Summary

Suicidality falls into a spectrum ranging from thoughts, plans, actions, and completion. Dividing suicide risks into segments across the lifespan allows for programming that nurtures protective factors and manages risks. Habits that tend to be initiated around adolescence such as smoking and alcohol drinking may be modifiable risks. Smoking, alcohol drinking, cholesterol, and vitamin D status are all modifiable risks. The objective of this project is to examine if these dietary and lifestyle factors have a role in suicide prevention.

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Project participants

Project leader

Anne Lise Brantsæter, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Project participants

Anne Lise Brantsæter, Avdeling for miljøeksponering og -epidemiologi, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Lloyd Balbuena, University of Saskatchewan
Ann John, Swansea University
Rudy Bowen, University of Saskatchewan