Young Americans lead rise in suicide attempts
A new study finds suicide attempts by younger adults -- especially those with mental disorders and less education -- are now on the rise.
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To investigate and discuss the correlates between TBI and incarceration, as well as the additional difficulties associated with repeat offense as it relates to mental health (i.e., psychiatric hospitalization, suicide attempts) , physical health, and social interaction and functioning (i.e. employment, social support).
ConclusionThe findings of the present study suggest that suspiciousness may serve as a risk indicator for suicide in clinical practice for UHR individuals. It is crucial to focus on the risk of suicide in the UHR population, as they require sufficient clinical attention and proper management for crises related to their unusual and confusing experiences.
ConclusionsThese pilot results suggest that SD might be a unique dimension of vulnerability to depression and suicidality/self‐harm in adolescence. Also, they encourage assessment of SD as part of a suicide risk assessment, particularly in the context of risk for subsequent psychosis.
Long-term treatment with valbenazine for tardive dyskinesia (TD) appears to be safe and well-tolerated while maintaining treatment effects seen in an earlier short-term trial, according to areport in theJournal of Clinical Psychiatry. In April, the Food and Drug Administrationapproved Ingrezza (valbenazine) capsules to treat adults with TD —a serious side effect associated with chronic use of antipsychotics—making it the first FDA-approved product for the condition. This approval was based in part on the results of asix-week trial, which compared changes in involuntary movements in patients with moderate-t...
More than 1.6 million deaths due to drugs, alcohol, and suicide in the United States are projected during next decade, a 60% increase compared to the previous decade.Medscape Medical News
Increasing numbers of American girls are overdosing on drugs, cutting themselves and causing other types of self-injury including suicide attempts
More evidence continues to emerge that the number of children and young teens attempting and dying from suicide is on the rise
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Self-harm, Suicide, Teen Mental Health