Epidemiology of suicide among adolescents and young adults in Ecuador - Gerstner RMF, Soriano I, Sanhueza A, Caffe S, Kestel D.

OBJECTIVE: To collect information - and provide it to decision-makers in health programs in general and mental health programs in particular - on epidemiological patterns in suicide deaths among young adults and adolescents in Ecuador. METHODS: A c...
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This study aims to determine the characteristics and severity of suicide mortality in Inner Mongolia between 2008 and 2015. METHODS: The death data between 2008 and 2015 was collected from the Death Registry System,1 and the suicide...
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We utilized a socio-ecological model to explore views from 85 young people and 10 local stakeholders on forms and underlying factors for unintentional injury, violence, self-harm, and suicidal behavior of adolescents in Kilifi County, Kenya. Young people t...
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Publication date: Available online 19 June 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): William V. McCall, Ruth M. Benca, Meredith E. Rumble, Doug Case, Peter B. Rosenquist, Andrew D. KrystalAbstractIn this paper, we report the rate of previously undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a randomized clinical trial (RCT) of suicidal patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). One hundred and twenty-five suicidal adults with MDD were recruited into a RCT. None were suspected to have OSA. Fourteen percent met diagnostic criteria for OSA. The Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI) was predicted by increasing age, male sex,...
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This study examined moderating effects of depression in the relationships between three categories of psychotic symptoms (experiencing only hallucinations, only delusions, and both hallucinations and delusions) and suicidal ideation. Data (n = 12,195) were obtained from the cross-sectional Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Surveys data which include large general population-based samples of households in the United States. Data were examined using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) in Mplus 8. Approximately 19% of the sample met criteria for major depression and 13% reported having the experience of suicidal ideat...
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A recent article published in the Journal describes the effectiveness of attachment-based family therapy in decreasing suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms in adolescents. 1Because insecure attachment is a transdiagnostic risk factor in the development of psychological problems in children and adolescents, improving attachment relationships is an important therapeutic endeavor. In their article, Diamond et  al. suggest that programs such as attachment-based family therapy might become more effective or “fortified by integrating more specific cognitive and emotional skills training.” 1In the current le...
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Nurses, care assistants, cleaners and other NHS staff have suffered lewd sexual insults, groping and even rape while at work, according to research published by UNISON today (Thursday). Being leered at or subjected to offensive ‘banter’ and suggestive gestures are regular occurrences for some of the nearly one in ten (8%) healthcare staff who reported being sexually harassed in the past year. Verbal abuse (64%), such as unwanted remarks and jokes was the most common complaint, according to the report It’s Never Ok, released on the penultimate day of UNISON’s annual conference in Liver...
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Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders
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She was perhaps best known by the signature swan logo that imprinted her famous line of jeans. But the fashion icon, artist, writer, and philanthropist, Gloria Vanderbilt, who died Monday at the age of 95, should also be known and remembered by another legacy that she left. After her son Carter Cooper (brother to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper) took his own life, plunging to his death from the 14th floor of Vanderbilt’s New York apartment in 1988, Vanderbilt went on, in the midst of devastating grief, to share what I believe are at least three valuable lessons about how to cope with the loss of a child to suicide. How to...
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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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