Intergenerational transmission of emotion dysregulation: Part I. Psychopathology, self-injury, and parasympathetic responsivity among pregnant women - Lin B, Kaliush PR, Conradt E, Terrell S, Neff D, Allen AK, Smid MC, Monk C, Crowell SE.

The World Health Organization recently reported that maternal mental health is a major public health concern. As many as one in four women suffer from psychiatric disorders at some point during pregnancy or the first postpartum year. Furthermore, self-inju...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

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We read with great interest the umbrella review of Dragioti et al in this issue of JAMA Psychiatry that evaluated 45 nonoverlapping meta-analyses of observational studies examining potential adverse health effects of antidepressant agents. In this review, the authors report that there is “convincing evidence” of 2 associations: (1) selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were associated with increased risk of suicide attempt or completion in children and adolescents, and (2) SSRI or antidepressant use during pregnancy was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). L ike the authors, we believe that...
Source: JAMA Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
There are so many new updates to The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking (Wolters Kluwer 2020). Here are some of them:Idaho’s first reported judicial decision on end-of-life decision making, finding the Idaho advance directive statute constitutional as it applies to pregnant women. An appellate ruling in California upholding most of the interdisciplinary team approach to medical decision making for unbefriended patients in long-term care facilities.  Promulgation of federal regulations that expand and protect statutory conscience rights in health care, including with respect to advance direc...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs
Rhabdomyolysis more likely in those starting donepezil compared with rivastigmine or galantamine Related items fromOnMedica Suicide no more likely in men on 5 α-reductase inhibitors NICE calls for safer use of controlled drugs Falls risk just as high with trazodone as antipsychotics Over 75s not taking medication correctly, say GPs Debate goes on over valproate in pregnancy
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Though absolute numbers were modest, severe maternal morbidity was associated with increased risk of severe postpartum psychiatric morbidity and substance use disorder. The highest period of risk extended to 4 months after hospital discharge. PMID: 31503165 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Most of us have very specific, vivid ideas about what staying in a psychiatric hospital looks like. These ideas have likely been shaped by Hollywood or sensationalist news stories. Because how often do we hear about someone’s real-life stay at a psychiatric facility? If going to therapy is rarely talked about, the conversations surrounding psychiatric hospitals are virtually non-existent. So we tend to imagine wild, worst-case scenarios. To provide a more accurate picture, we asked several individuals who’ve been hospitalized to share what it was like for them. Of course, every person’s experience is diff...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Disorders General Stress Suicide Treatment Bipolar Disorder hope Hospitalization Inspiration Manic Episodes Psychiatric Hospital suicidal Source Type: news
Suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death during pregnancy and the first postpartum year. This retrospective investigation aimed at characterizing suicides in Austria during pregnancy and the first postpartum year between 2004 and 2017. We ide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
ConclusionsNonmedical use of prescription opioids is associated with many health risk behaviors. Opportunities to reduce nonmedical use of prescription opioids include screening pediatric patients for opioid use disorder, improved prescribing practices, and, from a primary prevention perspective, integrated evidence-based health education programs in schools.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ONS figures show 49 is the age at which most people die by suicide Related items fromOnMedica NI drug deaths in males double in a decade Assess benzodiazepines ’ risk-benefit before use in early pregnancy Suicide no more likely in men on 5 α-reductase inhibitors New evidence on benzodiazepine link to Alzheimer ’s SSRIs raise risk of rare neonatal hypertension
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 -- For low-income pregnant women, the prevalence of suicide ideation is 4.6 percent, with increased odds of suicide ideation for women with depression, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of the Journal of...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Authors: Cohen JL, Vu MT, Beg MA, Sivaraman S, Birur B Abstract Somatic delusions occur in a variety of psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder. Somatization is associated with lower quality of life and greater risk for suicide. Treatment of somatic delusions is extremely challenging. Here we report an interesting case of severe somatic delusions in a 48-year-old African-American female with a long history of treatment resistant schizoaffective disorder, with multiple somatic complaints surrounding constipation, pregnancy, jaw pain, body aches, vaginal itch, ma...
Source: Psychopharmacology Bulletin - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: Psychopharmacol Bull Source Type: research
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