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In Reply We are gratified to know that the FDA is developing guidance that supports inclusion of individuals with suicidal ideation or behavior associated with serious mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, in clinical trials. W...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
In Reply We are gratified to know that the FDA is developing guidance that supports inclusion of individuals with suicidal ideation or behavior associated with serious mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, in clinical trials. We agree that trial participants with acute suicidal ideation or behavior, including those in the control groups of clinical trials evaluating suicidal ideation or behavior as an end point, be provided with standard-of-care (including emergency) interventions or with investigational approaches hypothesized to be as good as or better than the standard of care. However, mandati...
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
 We all have habits we’d rather not have, whether it’s smoking, emotional eating, or any of a hundred other things. And it’s likely that we’ve all, at one point or another, tried to break one or more of them, only to have the break be only temporary. What’s the secret to permanent habit change? Listen to this episode and find out! Subscribe to Our Show! And Remember to Review Us! About Our Guest Judson Brewer, MD, PhD is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery,” having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfu...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Habits Mindfulness The Psych Central Show breaking habits Gabe Howard Vincent M. Wales Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Psychiatric disorders and most CAT domains associate with suicide risk. However, when the effect of co-morbidity and overlap of CAT domains is controlled, major depression, social phobia, alcohol, and drug dependency and emotional abuse seem to increase the risk of suicide. The risk profile varies between the genders. PMID: 30856038 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
 Suicide is something that most people think they understand, but there are many misconceptions about it. We say it’s a serious problem, yet will mention it casually and insensitively in certain settings. In this episode, our hosts openly discuss suicide and their personal stories with trying to end their own lives.   SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW “I thought about suicide every day for as far back as I can remember.” – Gabe Howard   Highlights From ‘Suicide’ Episode [1:00] Frankly discussing suicide. [3:00] Don’t belittle a person’s suicide attempt. [7:00] Why ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Depression Schizophrenia Suicide Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 8 March 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Martin Alda, Ole A. Andreassen, Elias Angelopoulos, Raffaella Ardau, Yavuz Ayhan, Christopher Baethge, Rita Bauer, Bernhard T. Baune, Claudia Becerra-Palars, Frank Bellivier, Robert H. Belmaker, Michael Berk, Yuly Bersudsky, Şule Bicakci, Harriet Birabwa-Oketcho, Thomas D. Bjella, Jorge Cabrera, Eric Y. Wo CheungAbstractIn many international studies, rates of completed suicide and suicide attempts have a seasonal pattern that peaks in spring or summer. This exploratory study investigated the associa...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
 Life is tough. Life with mental illness is tougher. Life with mental illness on top of other conditions and life experiences can seem too tough. Today’s guest shares how she dealt with Tourette Syndrome, OCD, anxiety, depression, and many other things, by tapping into her own super powers. Perhaps you can, too. Subscribe to Our Show! And Remember to Review Us! About Our Guest Everyone has challenges but some people have more than others. Brett Francis knows this from personal experience. Only now she turns those challenges—her own and other people’s—into assets. Her mantra is ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General OCD Self-Help The Psych Central Show anxiety Gabe Howard Tics Tourette Syndrome Vincent M. Wales Source Type: blogs
“In a world where friends are assholes, parents are assholes, even adorable, little three-year-olds are assholes, there is no reason that psychological disorders get a pass,” writes Gabe Howard. Howard, who hosts The Psych Central Show podcast and writes for Psych Central on the topics of bipolar and mental illness, is known for his fun, entertaining and eminently useful observations about mental illness. He writes, “Bipolar, clinical depression, schizophrenia and the like have no respect for the people whose lives they impact.” In his new book, Mental Illness Is an Asshole – And Other Observa...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Anxiety Bipolar Book Reviews Depression Disorders General Habits Happiness Healthy Living Memory and Perception Motivation and Inspiration Panic Disorder Personal Stories Psychology Schizophrenia Self-Esteem Self-Help Sti Source Type: news
Authors: Tabibzadeh N, Vrtovsnik F, Serrano F, Vidal-Petiot E, Flamant M Abstract Lithium salts are the main treatment of bipolar disorder, which is characterized by potentially life-threatening maniac and/or depressive episodes. They have proven efficient in the prevention and treatment of acute episodes as well as in the prevention of suicidal risk. However, this efficacy is counterbalanced by a narrow therapeutic range that can lead to potentially harmful overdose, and by adverse long-term events. Nevertheless, they remain first-line treatment, notwithstanding therapeutic alternatives. In this review, we will de...
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
ConclusionPP may be useful as a supplement to current BD classifications. We have found consistent data on a great number of studies, but there is also contradictory information regarding PP. Further studies are needed, ideally of a prospective design and with a unified methodology.ResumenIntroducciónLas actuales clasificaciones del trastorno bipolar (TB) en tipo I y tipo II, aunque han demostrado utilidad, aportan una información clínica insuficiente en algunos pacientes. Por ese motivo se han propuesto clasificaciones complementarias como la basada en la polaridad predominante (PP) que es definida co...
Source: Revista de Psiquiatria y Salud Mental - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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