Screening for access to firearms by pediatric trainees in high-risk patients - Li CN, Sacks CA, McGregor KA, Masiakos PT, Flaherty MR.

This study investigates how ofte...
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Mental health and well - being of older adults should be addressed in these settings, authors say
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A teacher as a suicide prevention gatekeeper has an important role in identifying suicide risks and warning signs in students. After a student's suicide, teachers in Korea have to write a student suicide case report based on their direct and indirect obser...
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BACKGROUND: Suicide is still the leading cause of death in the 15 to 34-year age group, especially for girls aging 15 to 19-year old. In China particularly, the suicide rate of female is 60% higher than male. The gender difference on suicidal ideation and ...
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I was greatly saddened to hear the news of a young resident, Dr Payal Tadvi, committing suicide at the BYL Nair Hospital and Topiwala Medical College in Mumbai. However, it is heartening to see that some fellow students, her family and the Tadvi Bhil commu...
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Objective: To evaluate whether collegiate athletes and nonathlete college students differ in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, and help-seeking behaviors. Participants: 165,210 respondents to the American Col...
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Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), or self-harming behavior without intent to die (Nock Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 78-83, 2009), is associated with distress and impairment across domains, including increased risk for suicidality (Kieken...
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The current study examines associations between reactive and proactive aggression and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among youth (N  = 115, 62% male), ranging from 6 to 12 years, seeking services in an outpatient psychological clinic. Symptoms of hypera...
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Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is highly prevalent among adolescents and young adults. Besides (neuro-) biological elements, social factors seem to play a crucial role in the onset and maintenance of NSSI. These factors can include parent –child or si...
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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jenna A. Forehand, Talya Peltzman, Christine Leonard Westgate, Natalie B. Riblet, Bradley V. Watts, Brian ShinerIntroductionPublished research indicates that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased mortality. However, causes of death among treatment-seeking patients with PTSD remain poorly characterized. The study objective was to describe causes of death among Veterans with PTSD to inform preventive interventions for this treatment population.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted f...
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jun 24 2019 (IPS) Being a frequent visitor to the Dominican Republic, where I occasionally have enjoyed the high standard, security and excellent service of its resorts, I became puzzled by recent, quiet excessive media reactions to statistically insignificant cases of deaths in these resorts. The number of demises in Dominican resorts have been more or less the same over the years and do not at all differ from those of most other tourist destinations. People die in hotels all over the world. There may even be specific reasons for this and they are far from being unique to the Dominican Repu...
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