Suicidal ideation and severity of distress among refugees residing in asylum accommodations in Sweden - Leiler A, Hollifield M, Wasteson E, Bj ärtå A.

Refugees worldwide suffer high levels of distress and are at increased risk for death by suicide. The Refugee Health Screener (RHS) was developed to screen for emotional distress among refugees and can be used to assess distress severity. This paper examin...
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Source: Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie - Category: Child Development Tags: Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This article presents a careful review of the literature on violence risk and psychosis and suicide risk and psychosis as it...
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Source: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: J Epidemiol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Disability in daily living activities and family dysfunction are associated with elevated risk of late-life suicide in rural China. It is warranted to design programs, including family interventions, peer-support groups, and community programs, to help the rural elderly improve activities of daily living and obtain the social support they need to prevent suicidal behaviors.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
The presence of comorbid anxiety symptoms does not appear to predict the likelihood that older patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) will respond to the antidepressant venlafaxine, according to astudy inDepression&Anxiety.“[R]emission of depression was just as likely in more and less anxious participants,” Yasmina M. Saade, M.D., of Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues wrote.Previous studies show that older depressed adults with comorbid anxiety often have more severe depression symptoms and cognitive decline and are at greater risk of suicide compared with older depressed adults withou...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety depression & IRL ‐GRey study MADRS MDD older adults suicide ideation Venlafaxine Yasmina M. Saade Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the magnitude and asso...
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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth aged 10-24 in the USA. In response to the high rate of youth suicide, teen suicide has gained national attention and, as a result, state governments have created legislation regarding youth suicide pre...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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