How Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Help Suicidal People

In C.B.T., clear steps are intended to help build hope, solve problems and make a plan to avoid relapses.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Depression (Mental) Therapy and Rehabilitation Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

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This evaluation of media trends compared searches on social media for key words after a celebrity overdose and a celebrity suicide.
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
This study examined the risks of a range of adverse events in a large cohort of patients prescribed long‐term opioids using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.MethodsPatients with musculoskeletal conditions starting a new long ‐term opioid episode (defined as ≥3 opioid prescriptions within 90 days) between 2002‐2012 were included. Primary outcomes: major trauma and intentional overdose (any). Secondary outcomes: addiction (any), falls, accidental poisoning, attempted suicide/self‐harm, gastrointestinal pathology a nd bleeding, and iron deficiency anaemia. ‘Control’ outcomes (unrelated to opio...
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
 Psychiatric medication gets a bad rap when it isn’t deserved, while simultaneously being seen by some as the end-all treatment for people living with mental illness. Our hosts both need their prescribed medication to live well, and that makes people around them ask questions ― some of which are weirder than others. Tune in to this episode to hear what they have to say.   SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW “It took me so much pride to get over that I needed psychiatric medication.” – Michelle Hammer   Highlights From ‘Meds’ Episode [1:00] What happens when Gabe and Michelle d...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Medications Schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
Advances in Dual Diagnosis, Ahead of Print. Purpose Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are a group of developmental disabilities related to prenatal alcohol exposure. FASD is a life-long lasting condition with various neurocognitive impairments and deficits in daily-life functioning. Research also indicates that FASD patients have an increased prevalence for substance use, substance related disorders and other psychiatric disorders. In Germany, data on adult FASD patients and their mental health are rare. The purpose of this paper is to describe substance use and comorbid psychiatric disorders (in addition to FASD) an...
Source: Advances in Dual Diagnosis - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
 Every year, millions of people make New Year’s Resolutions. And one of the most common resolutions is to lose weight and get in shape. It’s also one of the most commonly failed resolutions. In this episode, you’ll meet a man who lost over 130 pounds and went on to become a transformational coach helping others to achieve the same goals. His success was not because of a New Year’s Resolution, and shows just why such January promises don’t work. Subscribe to Our Show! And Remember to Review Us! About Our Guest After losing over 130lbs and conquering his addictions, Jeremy&n...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General New Year's Success & Achievement The Psych Central Show Gabe Howard Resolutions Vincent M. Wales Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Rates of suicide and opiate overdose have recently skyrocketed in the United States. In light of impulsivity and impaired motivation common in people with substance use disorders, suicidality is common in addiction. RECENT FINDINGS: Char...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
By the time my father died, it wasn ’t a surprise. It was scary and sad, but it was also a terrible sort of relief. It was an unglamorous death... As a society we’ve come a long way with respect to suicide, mental illness, and addiction, but we have ...
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AbstractMajor depression is typically conceptualised as a disturbance of mood and behaviour. In primary care presentations however, somatic symptoms often dominate the clinical picture of depression, though investigations of organic causes may delay diagnosis. Attention to somatic symptoms may be a particularly useful means of earlier detection of men ’s depression and suicidality. Utilising data from 530 Canadian men (mean age 47.91 years, range 19–88), confirmatory factor analysis supported a two-factor affective-somatic model of depression (CFI = .953, TLI = .934, RMSEA&thins...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
-Fang Yen The aim of the study was to determine the predictive effects of sex, age, depression, and problematic behaviors on the incidence and remission of internet addiction (IA) in college students over a one-year follow-up. A total of 500 college students (262 women and 238 men) were recruited. The predictive effects of sex, age, severity of depression, self-harm/suicidal behaviors, eating problems, risk-taking behaviors, substance use, aggression, and uncontrollable sexual encounters on the incidence and remission of IA over a one-year follow-up were examined. The one-year incidence and remission rates for IA were ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Authors: Perugi G, Pallucchini A, Rizzato S, De Rossi P, Sani G, Maremmani A, Pinzone V, Maremmani I Abstract INTRODUCTION: Substance use disorder (SUD) is very common amongst patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The two disorders share partially overlapping features and SUD in ADHD is characterized by an early age of onset, high likelihood of poly-substance use, increased risk of suicide attempts, more hospitalizations, and scarce treatment adherence. Areas covered: This paper reviews randomized active comparator-controlled or placebo-controlled trials evaluating the use of pharmacotherap...
Source: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Opin Pharmacother Source Type: research
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