Associations of lifetime traumatic brain injury characteristics with prospective suicide attempt among deployed US Army soldiers - Campbell-Sills L, Stein MB, Liu H, Agtarap S, Heeringa SG, Nock MK, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC.

OBJECTIVE: To estimate associations of lifetime traumatic brain injury (TBI) characteristics with prospective suicide attempt among US Army soldiers. METHOD: The Army STARRS (Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers) Pre/Post Deploymen...
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Suicide is a growing public health crisis among military veterans. Despite recent attention to this area, there are few empirically supported preventative interventions for suicidality among veterans. In the context of an empirically supported theoretical ...
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Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
More than 60% of US military suicides occur at home and involve a firearm. Nearly all military firearm suicides (95%) involve a personally owned firearm. Nonmilitary data indicate that the risk of suicide is 6 times higher in households with a firearm, ...
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OBJECTIVE: There has been increasing concern about the high risk of suicide among US veterans, especially those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Among those at greatest risk are veterans recently discharged from inpatient or specialized intensive...
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Authors: Stefanovics EA, Rosenheck RA Abstract OBJECTIVE: There has been increasing concern about the high risk of suicide among US veterans, especially those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Among those at greatest risk are veterans recently discharged from inpatient or specialized intensive treatment programs, but little is known about clinical correlates of suicide attempts among such veterans and this information that might facilitate prevention efforts. METHODS: National program evaluation data were obtained at program entry and 4 months after discharge from 30,384 veterans from 57 sites (fiscal ...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: Medicina (Kaunas) - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Medicina (Kaunas) Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: We investigated whether high school students reporting easy access to guns were more likely to die prematurely from either suicide, homicide, or an accidental death. METHOD: Based upon the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adu...
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OBJECTIVE: To assess if lithium treatment in patients with mood disorders, for instance depression, bipolar disorders and schizoaffective disorders has an effect on total mortality and suicide. DESIGN: Systematic review and meta-analysis. MAIN OUTC...
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