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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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PMID: 28941099 [PubMed]
Source: World Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World Psychiatry Source Type: research
PMID: 28941085 [PubMed]
Source: World Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World Psychiatry Source Type: research
Discover correlations between cognition and exercise, sleep, work, opiate dosing, and suicidal ideation in chronic pain patients.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Hadlaczky G, Hökby S Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous studies have investigated the impact of the Christmas and New Year holiday on suicide rates. However, no such data has yet been published on Swedish suicides. AIMS: To examine the occurrence of suicides on these dates in Sweden between 2006 and 2015. METHODS: The suicide count for each date between December 15th and January 15th was obtained from the Swedish cause of death registry. The observations were transformed to Z-scores to enable calculation of p-values. RESULTS: A small but non-significant decrease in suicides was observed on Chri...
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include physician-assisted suicide, preventing infection post-C-section in obese women, 12 year outcomes of bariatric surgery, and death among triathletes
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - Category: American Health Source Type: news
North Korea’s foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump’s insult calling leader Kim Jong Un “rocket man” makes “our rocket’s visit to the entire US mainland inevitable all the more.” Ri Yong Ho called the American leader “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania and complacency” with his finger on the “nuclear button” and declared: “None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission.” And he told world leaders on Saturday: “In case innocent lives of the U.S. are lost because of this suicide attack, Trump will be held totall...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized North Korea onetime Source Type: news
The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it’s the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or bomber has flown this century. Defense Department spokesman Dana White says in a statement that the mission shows how seriously the U.S. takes what he calls North Korea’s “reckless behavior.” His statement says the flights are a “demonstration of U.S. resolve and a clear message” that President ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized onetime World Source Type: news
With his threat at the United Nations this past week to “totally destroy” North Korea if necessary, and his labeling of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a “Rocket Man” on a “suicide mission,” President Donald Trump escalated his war of words with a country flirting with a nuclear strike. Few world leaders at the General Assembly cheered him. On Friday, Trump got his applause — by hurling his “tough” talk at America’s de facto national pastime, NFL football. At a rally in Huntsville, Ala., in support of Republican Senator Luther Strange, Trump cursed some of its ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump NFL onetime Roger Goodell Source Type: news
Abstract Although the act of suicide is not considered a crime in Turkish Criminal Law, any contribution (incitement, solicitation, assistance and reinforcement of suicide decision) to the commitment of suicide is a crime according to the 84th item. However, the number of cases opened with respect to this item as well as request for forensic psychiatric expertise is very rare. In these cases, forensic psychiatric expertise depends on the psychiatric evaluation of the individual that committed suicide and the analysis of his/her relationship with the person that incited the suicide. If the suicide is completed, the...
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
DISCUSSION: In line with this data, suicidal behavior may be suggested to affect clinical presentation and course characteristic of schizophrenic patients. Additional treatments towards factors that may impact on the clinical course and social support programs might be suggested for these patients. PMID: 28936815 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
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