Universal suicide screening in college primary care - Frick MG, Butler SA, deBoer DS.

Objective: Implementation of a universal primary care (PC) suicide-screening program in a college student health center to heighten awareness, provide support and enhance education of staff and students served. Program feasibility, data collection, ...
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A busy day at UNISON’s LGBT+ conference saw delegates discuss a number of major issues. Mental health was high on the agenda, with Alan Williams for the union’s North West LGBT group saying that there was a “concerningly high rate of suicide attempts by LGBT+ members” and called for more training for reps on the issues. Hannah Stephenson urged delegates to return to their branches and ask their employers for mental ill health training, while a speaker from the North West talked of how “one person with the right information can make all the difference”. She said that research suggests tha...
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In this study, we aim...
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The prevalence of mental disorders and comorbidity with substance abuse and personality disorders is high in prisoners. Furthermore, drug abuse in prison is a widespread problem throughout prisons around the world. In this retrospective study, we analyzed ...
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INTRODUCTION: The Toxicology Investigator's Consortium (ToxIC) maintains a prospective case registry of all patients that have been managed at the bedside by medical toxicologists. We set out to characterize the differences in toxicological suicide attempt...
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OBJECTIVE: The increase of nonmedical prescription opioid use (NMPOU) in the United States has become a public health concern. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nonmedical prescription opioid misuse and past-year suicidality...
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BACKGROUND: Suicide is a public health crisis, accounting for more than 47,000 deaths in the United States annually. Individuals with Bipolar Disorder (BD) are at a disproportionately greater risk of suicidal behaviors. Prior studies indicate the significa...
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A presentation in the emergency department with self-harm is one of the strongest predictors of death by suicide that has been identified. There is, therefore, good reason to carefully assess people who present with self-harm in order to provide the bes...
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Death by suicide is a significant public health problem, with deaths resulting from suicide increasing by 28% from 1999 to 2016.1 Of those whose died by suicide, 54% were not previously diagnosed with a mental health condition.1 Lack of a formal mental ...
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This study explored nurse suicide in the United States. METHODS: Characteristics were compared between occupations using 2014 National Violent Death Reporting System data. RESULTS: Female nurse suicides were significantly higher ...
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BACKGROUND: Studies suggest aberrant DNA methylation in victims of suicide. Recently, DNA methylation profiles have been developed for determining "epigenetic age," which is the most accurate estimate of biological age. Subsequently, two refined measures o...
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