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Hassanian-Moghaddam et al., 2011: Receiving periodic caring notes from a hospital reduced suicide ideation and attempts among at-risk patients over a year

Reference:

Hassanian-Moghaddam, H., Sarjami, S., Kolahi, A. A., & Carter, G. L. (2011). Postcards in Persia: randomised controlled trial to reduce suicidal behaviours 12 months after hospital-treated self-poisoning. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 198(4), 309-316.
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Summary:

Receiving 9 caring greeting cards from a hospital in Tehran over 12 months following a self-poisoning incident reduced suicidal ideation and suicide attempts from 5.1% to 3.0% over the year.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

To Feel Connected, Included, Respected, and Valued by Others

Approach to Desired Meaning

What about it?

Remedy Threats to Belonging that Undermine Functioning

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I noticed by others?

Psychological Process 2:

Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Bolstering beliefs about social connectedness

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I noticed by others?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018