Study Debunks Link Between Tamiflu and Teen Suicide

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- Finally, there's a bit of positive news in this brutal flu season. A new study suggests that Tamiflu (oseltamivir), the only commercially available prescription medicine approved to treat the flu, does not boost suicide...
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Source: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice - Category: Health Management Tags: State of Public Health Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) are increasing among adolescents in the United States and are challenging to predict and prevent.   The current study identifies subtypes of youth at risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) in scho...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Suicide-related outcomes increased among young adults in the last decade. Excessive use of social media was hypothesized to contribute to this development. This longitudinal study aimed to investigate whether Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD) predicts suic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The objective of the research is to examine characteristics of Ohio suicide decedents ages 65  + (N = 1273) and factors associated with behavioral health (BH) services utilization. The Ohio Violent Death Reporting System, 2012-2015, was the data sou...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
The use of alcohol and other drugs has been identified as a significant factor related to suicide through multiple pathways. This paper highlights current understanding of their contributions to suicide in Canada and identifies opportunities for enhancing ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a three-digit hotline number for suicide prevention. Callers dialing 988 would be connected to mental health experts with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a national network of crisis pr...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Stressful life events are a risk factor for suicidal ideation and behaviour, but the strength and nature of this association is unclear. This review examined the prospective relationship between stressful life events and subsequent suicidal ide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: In the United States, suicide rates are increasing among nearly all age groups. Primary care is a critical setting for suicide prevention, where interventions often rely on identifying mental health conditions as indicators of elevated suicide ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Common infectious agents, such as Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) and several human herpes viruses, have been linked to increased risk of self-harm. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between self-harm and seropositivity to T. gondii, ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Military sexual trauma (MST) is associated with increased risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression diagnoses, as well as suicidal ideation/behavior (SI/B). Little is known about the differential effect of gender on the assoc...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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