Research Article
Volume 9 Issue 6 - 2020
Systematic Review of Effective Programmes Suicide Prevention in Police
Constanza Londoño Pérez*, Jaime Humberto Moreno Méndez, Eliana Ivette Ortíz Garzón, María Margarita Rozo, Leidy Lorena Chinchilla Díaz, Daniela Chaparro Restrepo and Cristian Montenegro
Universidad Católica de Colombia, Colombia
*Corresponding Author: Constanza Londoño Pérez, Department of Psychology, Universidad Católica de Colombia, Colombia.
Received: March 30, 2020; Published: May 22, 2020




Abstract

The main objective of the research is to conduct a systematic review of effective programs on suicide prevention in police officers. 12 scientific investigations were taken into account regarding the effectiveness of suicide prevention programs in police officers, published between 2010 and 2019 in the databases: PsyArticles, PubMed, ProQuest Central, MEDLINE and Science Direct. We found 5 quasi-experimental studies, 3 systematic narrative reviews, 2 meta-analyzes and 2 experimental ones, all published in English, in a population almost entirely of men. Possible basic qualitative and quantitative analyzes of the evidence on effective preventive actions were carried out, and a list of preventive recommendations with more evidence about their effectiveness was proposed. It is concluded that the programs must include at least three basic actions of training, accompaniment and the construction of collaborative networks and strengthening of social exchange capacities as the basis for the development of effective preventive actions.

Keywords: Prevention; Programs; Suicide; Police; Systematic Review

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Citation: Constanza Londoño Pérez., et al. “Systematic Review of Effective Programmes Suicide Prevention in Police”. EC Psychology and Psychiatry 9.6 (2020): 82-88.

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