Non-fatal intoxication with a high dose of citalopram in a suicidal 14-year-old girl - Weigl J, Vloet T, Egberts K, Briegel W, Kratz J, Romanos M, Gerlach M.

The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like citalopram in the clinical treatment of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents has become increasingly common, although application is mostly off-label. The increasing number of presc...
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Depression and Addiction Throughout life, everyone has bad days and low moments. We all get into a “funk” or have times when we feel the blues. While this is a normal part of life and reaction to stress or traumatic events, depression is an entirely different thing. According to the American Psychiatry Associaton, Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. The condition causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a pers...
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People with bipolar disorder who smoke tobacco are more likely to have recurrent suicide attempts, according to astudy in theJournal of Affective Disorders. This risk of recurrent suicide attempts was higher among smokers who also had alcohol use disorder or cannabis use disorder.The study by Romain Icick, M.D., of Paris Diderot University and colleagues included 916 patients who had bipolar I or II according toDSM-IVcriteria and were from France or Norway. Of these participants, 338 (37%) reported at least one suicide attempt, and 173 reported recurrent suicide attempts —defined by authors as two or more suicide att...
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CONCLUSIONS: Recession-associated increases in suicide were seen in male mental health patients as well as the male general population, with those in mid-life at particular risk. Support and targeted interventions for patients with financial difficulties may help reduce the risk at times of economic hardship. Factors such as drug and alcohol misuse also need to be considered. Recent decreases in suicide may be related to an improved economic context or better mental healthcare.Declaration of interestN.K. is supported by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. L.A. chairs the National Suicide Prevention Strat...
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A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide " deaths of despair, " with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the country.
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A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide " deaths of despair, " with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the country.
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You're reading The Impact of the Media’s Glamorization of Drug Abuse on Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. We often hear about celebrities with addictions from various news outlets. Addiction and mental health issues can affect anyone. In fact, about 19% of all U.S. adults have dealt or are currently dealing with a mental illness, according to a national survey held by SAMHSA in 2017. The Role of Media in Drug Abuse It has been shown that the media contributes to the stigma of m...
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THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Drug, alcohol, and suicide deaths have increased among millennials, according to a report issued by the Trust for America's Health and the Well Being Trust. In the report, Rhea K. Farberman, from the Trust for America's...
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There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust. Drug, alcohol and suicide deaths have risen in nearly every age group over the last decade, but the increase has been especially pronounced for younger Americans. Between 2007 and 2017, drug-related deaths increased by 108% among adults ages 18 to 34, while alcohol-related deaths increased by 69% and suicides increased by 35%, according to the report, wh...
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THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- So-called " deaths of despair " are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, alcohol and suicide each year, a new report says. During the past decade, drug-related...
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Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug overdoses are reaching crisis levels across the nation, although individual states are affected in dramatically different ways, a new report shows.Medscape Medical News
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