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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Publication date: Available online 13 August 2018Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): René S Kahn, Inge Winter van Rossum, Stefan Leucht, Philip McGuire, Shon W Lewis, Marion Leboyer, Celso Arango, Paola Dazzan, Richard Drake, Stephan Heres, Covadonga M Díaz-Caneja, Dan Rujescu, Mark Weiser, Silvana Galderisi, Birte Glenthøj, Marinus J C Eijkemans, W Wolfgang Fleischhacker, Shitij Kapur, Iris E Sommer, René S KahnSummaryBackgroundNo established treatment algorithm exists for patients with schizophrenia. Whether switching antipsychotics or early use of clozapine improves outcome in (first-epis...
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You're reading 4 Villains Lurking in the Dark – A Complete Guide to Handle Trolls and Haters, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you are one of those people who is not scared to stick your neck out and take risks, then you are also one of those people who may get knocked down everyone once in a while. Whether, you’re a blogger who gets a tsunami of personal attacks when you post half an opinion, or an expert who runs a seminar and the participants start to criticize you. You may have even pit...
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We examined correlates of depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in adults using pooled data from epilepsy self-management studies conducted by sites in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Research Center's Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network that assessed depression severity with the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). Of the 770 subjects in the analysis (mean age 42.4 ± 13.0 years), the mean total PHQ-9 score was 9.4 ± 6.6 and 334 subjects (43.4%) had moderate to severe depressive symptoms (PHQ-9 ≥ 10). Only ongoing seizures and low education were associated wi...
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ConclusionsPalliative sedation is an alternative to alleviate end-of-life patient suffering due to refractory symptoms, particularly dyspnea and delirium, after all other treatment options have been exhausted. Decision making involves prior explanations, discussions and agreement of the team, patient, and/or family members. It can be performed in general hospital units, hospices and even at home. Midazolam is the most indicated drug, and neuroleptics may also be required in the presence of delirium. These patients’ monitoring is limited to comfort observation, relief of symptoms, and presence of adverse effects. Ther...
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I think I slept from 6:30 am - 8:30 am this morning.  I cried for hours and finally fell asleep.  I took klonipin thinking it would help me stop crying, but it really didn't do anything.  I woke up at 8:30, started crying again, then sobbing, and I finally got up and just came out of my room.I'm staying with the people that I lived with when I was in high school.  The mother's husband is gone, her daughter and I are bickering like crazy, but I do feel safe emotionally here.  I was sobbing but grabbed Bailey and walked out of my room.  I didn't want sympathy, I just did not want to be alone in ...
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is taking a new approach to helping people with serious mental illness (SMI), Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., assistant secretary of mental health and substance use at the Department of Health and Human Services and head of SAMHSA, wrote in anarticle published today inPsychiatric Services in Advance. These efforts include a renewed focus on evidence-based, collaborative care and greater reliance on community resource providers, including peer support.SAMHSA is also prioritizing the training of health care practitioners, working toward providing fr...
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Medications used to treat alcohol and opioid use disorder reduce arrest rates, suicidal behavior, and accidental overdose.Medscape Medical News
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Conditions:   Self Harm;   Suicide, Attempted;   Borderline Personality Disorder Intervention:   Behavioral: Dialectic Behavior Therapy - Skills System Sponsor:   Region Skane Recruiting
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Nontherapeutic exposures to ADHD drugs range from inadvertent dosing to attempted suicide.Medscape Pediatrics
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This study examined the utility of a wellbeing measure to identify psychop...
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