Completed suicides of citalopram users-the role of CYP genotypes and adverse drug interactions - Rahikainen AL, Vauhkonen P, Pett H, Palo JU, Haukka J, Ojanpera I, Niemi M, Sajantila A.

Depression is known to be a risk factor for suicide. Currently, the most used antidepressants are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Not all users, however, benefit from them. In such cases, treatment failure can be explained in part by genet...
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 Psychiatric medications are the religion and politics of the mental health advocacy world — don’t bring them up unless you want a fight to break out. Luckily, here at Not Crazy, we don’t shy away from confrontation.  In this episode, we cover the good, the bad, and the ugly surrounding medications. Like whether or not you should take them. We tackle side effects like feeling numb and sexual dysfunction and share our personal histories with medication therapy. Listen now! (Transcript Available Below) SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW About The Not Crazy Podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning wri...
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Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): M. Baeza, A. Muñoz-Ortega, N. VelaAbstractObjectiveTo assess the characteristics of acute poisoning cases treated in hospital emergency departments over 5 years.MethodsRetrospective study of acute poisoning cases treated in 3 hospitals between 2013 and 2017 and an analysis of the demographic characteristics, types of poisoning, seasonal variations, care received and recurrence.ResultsSome 0.51% of all cases treated in the 3 hospitals corresponded to acute poisoning. The percentages varied by h...
Source: Revista Clinica Espanola - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To examine if prior suicidal behavior and familial predisposition to psychiatric disorders modify the association between antiepileptic drug use and completed suicide. METHODS: Using the Danish National Prescription Register, we identifi...
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IMPORTANCE: The renin-angiotensin system has been implicated in mood disorders. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are among the most commonly used medications, yet their effects on mental health outco...
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Mamdani et al1 reported on a nested case-control study using real-world data that finds that patients receiving angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are associated with a greater risk of suicide than those receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibit...
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CONCLUSIONS: Significant interprovincial differences were found in the past-year prevalence of mental disorders and suicidality in Canada. More research is necessary to explore these differences and how they impact the need for mental health services. PMID: 31619055 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Can J Psychiatry Source Type: research
The ability of resting-state functional MRI (fMRI) to pinpoint reduced brain...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI connects words to brain activity fMRI may speed up diagnosis of autism fMRI links imaging biomarker to PTSD treatment response PET, fMRI shed light on alcohol's effects on brain Machine learning, fMRI unlock cellular brain properties
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Conclusion: Previous suicide attempt, smoking, unemployment, and suffering from at least one mental disorder were the significant predictors of suicide death. Among mental disorders, major depressive disorder and substance use disorder were the most prevalent mental health problems. PMID: 31602433 [PubMed]
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CONCLUSION: The high prevalence of suicidal ideation among university students in the health field reiterates the need to create intervention strategies, especially in the context of universities. PMID: 31596340 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista gaucha de enfermagem EENFUFRGS - Category: Nursing Tags: Rev Gaucha Enferm Source Type: research
Are you always in control and always perfectly put together? Are you professionally successful, a great friend, and always showing a happy face to the world?  But what about on the inside? Is there something in the background or in the past that you don’t talk about?  Do you feel disconnected, like no one knows the “real” you? Deep down do you just know something is wrong? Well, you might have “perfectly hidden depression.” Today Gabe speaks with Dr. Margaret Rutherford who has done extensive work on the relationship between perfectionism and depression.  Dr. Rutherford tells u...
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