Suicide risk and resiliency factors among Hispanic teens in New Mexico: schools can make a difference - Hall M, Fullerton L, FitzGerald C, Green D.

BACKGROUND: Youth suicide is a serious public health problem in the United States. School environments, and the attention of school adults, are promising but minimally studied avenues for promoting mental health among students. METHODS: The 2013 Ne...
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Authors: Rihmer Z, Dome P, Gonda X, Rihmer A, Belteczki Z Abstract The authors tested the clinical applicability of a self-developed, 6-item, clinician-rated questionnaire evaluating suicide risk in suicidal and non-suicidal psychiatric inpatients and healthy controls. Results have shown that the questionnaires able to detect marked suicide risk in psychiatric inpatients with a high sensitivity and specificity which indicates its usefulness and good applicability in clinical practice. PMID: 29790848 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neuropsychopharmacol Hung Source Type: research
Only one week left to share your story for hope! What is the one thing you turn to when feeling hopeless, anxious, depressed or stressed? Share on our HeroX platform where the top three videos will win prize money ($1,000, $500, and $250). Kicking things off with powerful submissions from’s network of young leaders, the goal is to help inspire others to create, maintain, and sustain hope by sharing a 30-second video of what individuals do in their darkest hour to get through periods of hopelessness and work to get back to a hopeful state of mind. Suicide and depression among youth are gr...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Depression General Happiness iFred Inspiration & Hope Motivation and Inspiration Stigma Suicide anxiety depression prevention Feeling Of Hopelessness Hopeful Minds Mental Health Awareness Month social emotional learning Source Type: blogs
Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers why we get so annoyed when we receive unsolicited advice, how technology (like Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant) could be negatively affecting the way children learn to communicate, a new mental health guide in graphic novel format, and more. Psychologists Have Identified a Very Good Reason Why Unsolicited Advice Is So Annoying: Over the course of several studies, psychologists have found that while giving advice can seem (and often is) a kind and generous move, it 1) isn’t always selfless, and 2) can create a ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Autism Books Children and Teens Parenting Psychology Around the Net Research Suicide Technology advice Alexa Asd Autism Spectrum Disorder Buddy Project Ellen Forney Gabby Frost Google Assistant Marbles mental health guide Source Type: blogs
Negative attitudes of health professionals toward suicide may hamper their willingness and skills to work with attempt survivors.
Source: International Journal of Nursing Studies - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
Suicide and dementia rates are highest in older people, raising questions about their ownership of guns. One possible solution: an advance directive for firearms.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Gun Control Firearms Dementia Elderly Suicides and Suicide Attempts Annals of Internal Medicine Pew Research Center Polk County (Fla) Source Type: news
Adolescent self-harm is an emerging public health challenge. It is associated with later psychiatric and substance use disorders, unemployment and suicide. Family interventions have been effective in a range of adolescent mental health problems and for that reason were reviewed for their effectiveness in the management of adolescent self-harm. The search identified 10 randomised and 2 non-randomised controlled trial conducted in the high-income countries. For the most part the evidence is of low quality. The interventions were classified as brief single session, intermediate-level and intensive family interventions dependi...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Blended therapy is the integration of internet-based treatment and psychotherapy in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. It has been described as'any possible combination of regular face-to-face treatments and web-based interventions'.1 Several systematic reviews have examined the partial replacement of face-to-face therapy with web-based technologies.2 –4 Yet there have been few descriptions of instances where internet-based therapies supplement or augment face-to-face therapy to create a new treatment rather than simply replacing face-to-face treatment with variable degrees of inperson support. This approach to ...
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Astudy published Thursday inAJP in Advance found that having an abortion does not place women at higher risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts than being denied an abortion. In fact, the rates of suicidal ideation were low across groups, when compared with other studies of pregnant and postpartum women.“The study adds to the growing body of evidence that having an abortion does not lead to negative mental health outcomes,” study co-author M. Antonia Biggs, Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, toldPsychiatric News. “Therefore, policies requiring that women be warned that they are at incre...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: abortion Brief Symptom Interview M. Antonia Biggs mental illness Patient Health Questionnaire suicidal thoughts Turnaway Study Source Type: research
(Natural News) New systemic research based on 12 studies and published in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry revealed that the incidents of depression and suicide among people who live in high-altitude states like Arizona are higher than those in low-altitude areas.The researchers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City explained that low atmospheric...
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Authors: Das-Munshi J, Thornicroft G Abstract SummaryIn this issue, Lorant et al. confirm a social gradient in risk of suicide, across 15 European countries, over a period of marked social change. Understanding contextual and life-course factors, and acknowledging under-funding for mental health and failures to implement national mental health policies, may provide the reasons for these disparities.Declaration of interestNone. PMID: 29786494 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
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