U.S. combat veterans' responses to suicide and combat deaths: a mixed-methods study - Lubens P, Silver RC.

RATIONALE: Limited research has examined how combat veterans experience deaths of comrades to combat or suicide. We sought to investigate the process and identify factors that predict the level of grief among post-9/11 U.S. veterans. METHODS: Using...
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe presentations to hospital as a result of self-harm or suicidal ideation and to examine patterns of repetition. METHOD: Presentations made to hospital emergency departments in Northern Ireland followi...
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BACKGROUND: Increasing evidence suggests Bipolar Disorder (BD) to be frequently associated to a history of traumatic experiences and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with consequent greater symptoms severity, number of hospitalizations and worsening ...
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Jamaican police officers often encounter organizational and societal stressors through their work in high-crime and low-resource settings. Repeated exposure to stressors, with limited opportunities for support, can compromise emotional well-being and incre...
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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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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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CONCLUSIONS: Co-occurring psychotic experiences indicate greater public mental health burden, suggesting psychotic experiences could be a marker for future preventive strategies improving public mental health. PMID: 31713511 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon, and how to treat it.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Therapy and Rehabilitation Depression (Mental) Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Children and Childhood Addiction (Psychology) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Parenting Atten Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder sharply increases the risk of depression and suicide. Individuals living with post-traumatic stress disorder frequently use cannabis to treat associated symptoms. We sought to investigate whether cannabis use modi...
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AIMS: We aimed to investigate the association between general mental health and attitudes toward suicide of participants in suicide-prevention gatekeeper training programs. METHODS: We conducted a number of half day training seminars within a suici...
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The objectives of this study wer...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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