Do Social Media Hurt Mental Health of US Young?

Investigators found that beginning in the mid-2000s, those under the age of 26 started reporting a huge rise in symptoms related to depression, distress and suicidal thoughts or attempts.
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ConclusionThe LAEP may inform a high risk of suicidality in PWDRE. Referring to this, clinicians can discern suicidal problems in their epilepsy clinics.
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ConclusionsThe rate of suicidal ideation and behavior in this sample of EMU patients was higher compared with other inpatient populations. The presence of a psychiatric disorder was independently associated with a higher risk. There was no statistically significant difference in the risk between those with ES and PNES. Screening for suicide risk, suicidal ideation, and behavior is recommended for all patients admitted to the EMU.
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Alopecia areata (AA) is a nonscarring alopecia with an autoimmune etiology, unpredictable course, multiple presentations, and variable psychological distress. We conducted a cross-sectional study which included 126 patients with AA. A complete medical history was documented using the Severity Alopecia Tool (SALT) to assess the severity of the disease, and the following questionnaires were applied to the participants: the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI), Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), Plutchik Suicide Risk Scale, and the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-14) for adults. The Child Dermatology Life Quality Inde...
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CONCLUSION: Our study highlighted a high prevalence of depressive symptoms among elderly patients with diabetes. This relationship seems to be bi-directional and may increase somatic complications and alter the quality of life, and then darken the prognosis. Thus, besides pharmacological treatment, regular depression screening and psychological support are essential to ensure a better control of diabetes and to improve well-being. PMID: 30885441 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The unnamed 14-year-old boy, from a Midwestern US state, failed to respond to dozens of treatments. It was marks on his skin that led to the discovery of Bartonella, a cat-carried infection.
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WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Men may avoid talking with doctors about suicidal thoughts because they fear psychiatric hospitalization, researchers say. In the United States, men are more than three times as likely to kill themselves as women....
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CONCLUSIONS: Pesticide suicide trend changed substantially in South Korea over the last three decades. Effective prevention should include close monitoring of trends and strong regulations of toxic pesticides. PMID: 30885286 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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BACKGROUND: Iron intoxication can occur accidentally by curious children or intentionally by adolescents for suicidal attempts. They usually present with various symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea. Clinical studies in this field has been reported dif...
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Review ArticlesTimothy R Rice, Leo Sher,Acta Neuropsychiatrica,Volume 28 Issue 04, pp 195-198Abstract
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