Doctors say refugees banished to Nauru are suicidal

Humanitarian medical professionals expelled from Nauru say asylum seekers that Australia banished to the tiny Pacific atoll were suicidal and their children have lost hope
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(Anesth Analg. 2018;126:1598–1605) There is an established association between chronic pain and depression in nonobstetric populations. However, only a few studies in obstetric patients have examined the possible association between labor pain and postpartum depression (PPD), the latter of which places mothers and infants at risk for suicide, infanticide, and developmental/behavioral problems. Consequently, the authors of the present study assess whether or not the use of effective epidural analgesia during labor is associated with reduced PPD symptomatology.
Source: Obstetric Anesthesia Digest - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Epidemiologic Reports Surveys Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Bereavement-related distress may influence drinking motives among young adults with a history of sudden loss. PMID: 30451601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dual Diagnosis - Category: Addiction Tags: J Dual Diagn Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Meaning-making did not appear to attenuate the effect of alcohol misuse on suicide risk severity in a sample of service members at high-risk of suicidality. Additional research is needed to better understand the relationship among meaning-making, alcohol misuse, and suicidal behavior. PMID: 30451598 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dual Diagnosis - Category: Addiction Tags: J Dual Diagn Source Type: research
This study investigated associations of attentive mindful eating with change in depressive symptoms, as well as mediation by psychological eat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
Severe carbon monoxide intoxication may cause tissue injury by hypoxemia and histotoxicity. The affection of the heart muscle often leads to transient global or regional systolic dysfunction of left ventricle or both ventricles and increased occurences of ...
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OBJECTIVES: Suicidal ideation (SI) is highly prevalent in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), and multiple mTBIs impart even greater risk for poorer neuropsychological functioning and suicidality. However, li...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: Adolescence is a period of adaptation to social, hormonal, and physical changes. Because of these changes, adolescents are at risk for depression and suicidal thoughts. Female adolescents tend to be more sensitive to hormonal and emotional chan...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Suicide rates in America are rising, particularly among white, middle-aged men. This summer camp helps families deal with their grief.
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This study tested the integrated model of suicide help-seeking to examine help-seeking behavior as a continuous decision-making process. Data were drawn from the 2011 and 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (N = 1,414). Results from structural equational modeling analyses demonstrated that the integrated model fit reasonably well among the sample. Suicide help-seeking behavior is characterized by an inequitable access, where enabling factors affect throughout the help-seeking pathway. The results provide a foundation for future help-seeking interventions. PMID: 30451101 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Social Work in Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Soc Work Public Health Source Type: research
Mental health advocates must work to ensure that suicide is front and center of conversations about gun violence, Jeffrey Swanson, Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry at Duke University, wrote in acommentary inPsychiatric Services. Swanson is an expert in the epidemiology of gun violence.“The national conversation about gun violence tends to focus on senseless rampages by troubled young men while public officials pay lip service to an oversimplified, gun-ignoring solution: ‘fix mental health’,” Swanson noted. However, “suicide is a public health problem that is twice the s ize of the homicide pro...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: firearms gun removal laws gun violence Jeffrey Swanson mass shootings suicide Source Type: research
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