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Sifting Through a Life After Suicide

In a documentary, a filmmaker sorts through the items her sister left behind to try to make sense of her life, and her death.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Movies Depression (Mental) Documentary Films and Programs Storage Mental Health and Disorders Litoff, Hope Source Type: news

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Because of the severe nature of psychiatric illness, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is not always an “elective procedure.” The pre-ECT medical evaluation, although important, should not be an impediment to timely ECT. We argue that an arbitrary regulation requiring new assessments every 30 days may be unduly burdensome and unnecessary. The small medical risk of treatment should be weighed against the potential psychiatric risk (including suicide) of delayed treatment.
Source: The Journal of ECT - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
We report the successful ECT treatment of depression in an older man who had developed a subarachnoid hemorrhage after a suicide attempt by ingestion of antifreeze.
Source: The Journal of ECT - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
This study aims to investigate the effects of atopic dermatitis on suicidal ideation, plans and attempts in young adult. METHODS: Data are from the Sixth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES VI,2013, 2015) in a ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
This study was performed to build the predictive model of suicidal ideation of elderly men living alone. METHODS: As for the subject, 251 subjects suitable for the selection criteria were selected among elderly men living alone above 65...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
This study used data of urban and rural elderly living alone to compare the general characteristics of the elderly who have had suicidal ideation, and to investigate the suicidal ideation of urban-rural elderly with varying degrees of emotional...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Compared to all other cancer types, with one exception, the risk for suicide is significantly higher among survivors of head and neck cancer (HNC).Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
AbstractAs one of the first defenders of innate immune response, neutrophils make a rapid and robust response against infection or harmful agents. While traditionally regarded as suicidal killers that cause collateral tissue damage, recent findings on neutrophil extracellular trap formation, heterogeneity and plasticity and novel reparative functions have expanded our understanding of their diverse roles in health and disease. This review summarizes our current understanding of neutrophil-associated tissue injury, highlighting the emerging roles of neutrophil extracellular traps. This review will also focus on scrutinizing...
Source: Cell and Tissue Research - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
This study was done to examine whether depression, self-esteem, and social support influence suicidal ideation among college students. Methods Using a correlation study design, participants were recruited from two universities selected by conve...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
This study explored mental health care providers' experiences of preventing suicide in people with substance use disorders and their perceptions of factors related to clinical practice that contributed to these experiences. METHODS: In-d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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