Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR)
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CONCLUSIONS: No significant association was obtained between the four-factor structures of depression in MADRS and serotonin transporter and receptor SNPs in a study with a small sample size. This study evaluates whether depression symptom-clusters have distinct genotypic determinants and necessitates more comprehensive studies for unravelling the genetic determinants of depression. PMID: 31228794 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
Kids these days are the “cautious generation,” the evidence shows.
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This study sought to investigate what could be learned from how these men have fared. The men were born in 1925-1928 and similar health-related data from questionnaires, physical examination, and blood samples are available for all surveys. Survival curves over various variable strata were applied to evaluate the impact of individual risk factors and combinations of risk factors on all-cause deaths. At the end of 2018, 118 (16.0%) of the men had reached 90 years of age. Smoking in 1974 was the strongest single risk factor associated with survival, with observed percentages of men reaching 90 years being 26.3, 25.7, ...
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Publication date: Available online 21 June 2019Source: Pathology - Research and PracticeAuthor(s): Sziranyi Janina, Kaiser Stephanie, Wilhelmy Saskia, Gross DominikAbstractThis sociodemographic study focuses on the disenfranchisement, expulsion and persecution of pathologists in the Third Reich – a group that has, until now, received little systematic attention in scholarly research. The paper attempts to determine the number of pathologists who suffered persecution, the characteristics they shared, and the effects the repression had on their lives – both in the period from 1933 to 1945 and in the post-war peri...
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In this study, combined systems pharmacology strategy and RNA-Seq technology, we uncovered psychotherapeutic effects of LJF. In brief, LJF and its active ingredient luteolin can reversed depressive/anxiety-like behavior in rats exposed to chronic mild stress (CMS), restored abnormal gene expression changes and neurotransmission in the striatum of CMS rats, these effects were mediated through triggering the activation of the HTR2A/PLCγ/ERK/CREB pathway.Graphical abstractThe concrete implementation process of systems pharmacology approach in treating psychiatric disorder with LJF (Lonicerae Japonicae Flos) is described...
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Publication date: August 2019Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 97Author(s): Siqi Ding, Xueying Li, Yingjie Hua, Feirong Dong, Jiahe Lin, Yanru Du, Jingzan Shen, Niange Xia, Zhenguo Zhu, Xinshi Wang, Rongyuan Zheng, Huiqin XuAbstractObjectiveThe major cause of premature mortality in people with epilepsy (PWE) is suicide. Actual data on the risk of suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China are scarce. In our study, associations between possible risk factors and suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China were investigated.MethodsPeople with epilepsy (n = 251) were recruited, and their demographic and clinical characterist...
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Grab of cup of joe or your kick-back beverage of choice and dive into this week’s Psychology Around the Net which covers the psychology of screen time, the surprising connection between anxiety and boredom, how a happy spouse can help you live longer, and more. Enjoy! How to Get to Sleep: Lifehacker’s podcast, The Upgrade, is calling all “insomniacs, tossers, turners, blanket hogs, disco nappers, and snooze button pushers” for their recent episode “How to Get to Sleep,” during which they spoke with experts about — you guessed it — getting a good night’s sleep with the p...
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Euthanasia champion Sean Davison has pleaded guilty to three charges of assisted suicide in a South African court. He originally faced murder charges, but instead pleaded guilty to assisted suicide and was given an 8-year sentence, suspended for 5 year...
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BACKGROUND: Much of suicide research focuses on suicide attempt (SA) survivors. Given that more than half of the suicide decedent population dies on their first attempt, this means a significant proportion of the population that dies by suicide is overlook...
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