CC Grand Rounds: (1) Screening for Suicide Risk in Medical Settings: Time to Ask Questions 2) New Insights into the Neurobiology of Suicide and Rapid-Acting Treatment

CC Grand Rounds: (1) Screening for Suicide Risk in Medical Settings: Time to Ask Questions 2) New Insights into the Neurobiology of Suicide and Rapid-Acting TreatmentPresented by: Dr. Lisa Horowitz, Staff Scientist/Clinical Psychologist, Office of the Clinical Director, NIMH, NIH; Dr. Carlos A. Zarate, Chief, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch and Section on Neurobiology and Treatment of Mood Disorders, DivisCategory: Clinical Center Grand RoundsAired date: 09/17/2014
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During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, NIMH hosted a livestream event on suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, and other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk.
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(Natural News) (Op-Ed) The weekly, peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet has suddenly lost a century’s worth of credibility, all in the last couple years. The journal took a lancet to its own throat and committed suicide (ruined its own reputation as a credible source for anything) by allowing the Editor, Richard Horton, to guide the...
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OBJECTIVE: Prior studies indicate nocturnal wakefulness is associated with suicide, while morning wakefulness is linked to reduced suicidal ideation. These relationships, however, may be confounded by sociodemographic factors. Therefore, this study investi...
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Although patients attempting suicide represent a highly vulnerable population, are often reluctant to care and at high risk of repetition, no specific therapy exist for them in French-speaking Switzerland. ASSIP( ®) (Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Pr...
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BACKGROUND: Concerns regarding the potential iatrogenic effects of suicide assessment have long impeded suicide research. Aims: We sought to examine the effects of an intensive, suicide-focused assessment protocol on mood, suicidality, and urges to harm on...
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OBJECTIVE: Suicide by former United States military service members is of great public health concern, and one area, veterans' suicide attempts involving firearms, is understudied. One group that has a unique perspective on this are veterans with a psychia...
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