Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade 

Suicides are increasing among American youth and teens across the board - but rates are climbing at twice the rate among young girls as they are among boys, new research reveals.
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ConclusionAcute organophosphate poisoning treated with atropine showed a potential for inducing prothrombotic coagulation abnormalities, presented with PT. This life-threatening complication may additionally contribute to prolonged morbidity and mortality in OP poisonings, especially in patients with medical history of comorbidites.
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Photo: Marcus Rose   The growing number of workers and union activists facing mental health issues need better support, delegates at the UNISON water, environment and transport conference in Liverpool declared today. Paul Smith, from Yorkshire Water, said employers were ignorant about mental health. “They pile on the pressure and there are far too many heart attacks, far too many suicides, far too many strokes,” he declared. This is particularly true in contact centres, where employers not only expect members to deal with customer queries within specific timescales but also face restrictions on the number ...
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“I think the best thing you can ever do is be a union rep … you fight for the person who hasn’t got a voice. You fight for the ‘little’ people – and all the ‘little’ people make the country great.” It’s Sunday afternoon at UNISON’s local government conference, taking place at the Liverpool Arena. At the rostrum as guest speaker is Neville Southall, the former Welsh international footballer, who became a legend less than four miles away at Goodison Park, playing for Everton. It’s a very different stage, but the goalkeeping giant seems every bit as comf...
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In New York, the NYPD is a police force shaken by suicide. The death of an officer yesterday is the third suspected suicide in just 10 days. It's a growing problem — not just in New York — but nationwide. Kenneth Craig reports.
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Paul Culwick, from Chiswick, West London, has been using the device, called gammaCore (left), since 2013. It works by stimulating a vital nerve thought to be involved in the headache condition.
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BACKGROUND: Around 8% of bipolar disorder (BD) patients die by suicide every year, accounting for the highest rate among the psychiatric population. Suicidal behavior (SB) is mediated by an intertwining system of extrinsic and intrinsic factors. Childhood ...
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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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This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers ways you can be “good” at therapy (no joke), highlights an 11-year-old Montreal boy who created a video game to help kids understand mental health, how focusing on a few key habits can help keep you grounded when life gets hectic, recognizing postpartum depression in fathers, and more. Get to learning! Therapists Share 7 Ways You Can Be “Good” at Getting Therapy: No, this definitely is not about winning at therapy. You won’t find tips on how to make your therapist like you or trick your therapist into thinking you’re not as sad as you ac...
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Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill patients and it will not be legally a suicide.
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BACKGROUND: Suicide remains a global issue with over 800,000 people dying from suicide every year. Youth suicide is especially serious due to the years of life lost when a young person takes their own life. Social interactions, perceived support, genetic p...
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