New Real-World Evidence Highlights Need for Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Patients Who Have Been Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Suicide Ideation or Attempt

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CONCLUSIONS Our findings showed that about 20% of the youths had at least one mental disorder. However, this prevalence is underestimated since other relevant mental disorders were not assessed. Mental disorders were associated with higher suicide risk, especially the comorbidity between them.
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 October 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Asad Bandealy, Nicole Herrera, Mark Weissman, Peter ScheidtAbstractSuicide is the second-leading cause of death for adolescents in the United States. Counseling patients and families on safe storage of firearms and medications is an effective method of suicide prevention. We sought to determine the self-reported frequency of lethal means restriction (LMR) counseling among primary care pediatric providers working with adolescents who are at risk for suicide as well as factors associated with consistently employing LMR counseling. An anon...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Swedish DJ Tim Bergling, or Avicii, revolutionized electronic dance music and collaborated with many of the world's top artists. In April 2018, Bergling died by suicide while on vacation in Oman. He was 28. After his death, his parents started the Tim Bergling Foundation to advocate for the recognition of suicide as a global health emergency and to remove the stigma of mental illness. Father  Klas Bergling spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason in his first U.S. broadcast interview.
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Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Journal of Pharmacological SciencesAuthor(s): Naoya Nishitani, Hitomi Sasamori, Yu Ohmura, Takayuki Yoshida, Mitsuhiro YoshiokaAbstractHigh impulsivity will increase the risk of criminal behavior, drug abuse, and suicide. We chose two drugs by following a strategy recently we proposed for identifying potential anti-impulsivity drugs, and examined the effects on impulsive action in rats by using a 3-choice serial reaction time task. We showed that the administration of blonanserin, an atypical antipsychotic, reduced impulsive actions in a U-shaped manner. 1-(2-Pyriid...
Source: Journal of Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Swedish DJ Tim Bergling, more widely known as Avicii, revolutionized electronic dance music. In April 2018, Bergling died by suicide while on vacation. He was 28. His father,  Klas Bergling, spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason in his first U.S. broadcast interview.
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In his first U.S. broadcast interview, the father of the late DJ talks about "trying to get the stigma away from talking about mental illness and suicide"
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 Psychiatric medications are the religion and politics of the mental health advocacy world — don’t bring them up unless you want a fight to break out. Luckily, here at Not Crazy, we don’t shy away from confrontation.  In this episode, we cover the good, the bad, and the ugly surrounding medications. Like whether or not you should take them. We tackle side effects like feeling numb and sexual dysfunction and share our personal histories with medication therapy. Listen now! (Transcript Available Below) SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW About The Not Crazy Podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning wri...
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The objective of this study was to examine the association between insufficient sleep and suicidal ideation among adolescents. Data for this study came from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. A sample of 13,659 adolescents aged 14-18 years (...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Among adolescents at high suicide risk, using a daily diary design, this study examined: (1) the co-occurrence between nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal ideation, (2) the link between NSSI and coping, and (3) endorsement of using NSSI to cope wit...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Over the last 10 years, the rate of adolescents ages 15 to 19 committing suicide in the United States increased drastically, with an overall rate of 6.7 suicides per 100  000 per year in 2007 and a rate of 11.8 per 100 000 per year in 2017.1 The rat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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