Timing of suicide in people with epilepsy: a population-based study from 18 states of the United States, 2003-2014 - Tian N, Zack MM, Hesdorffer DC.

Suicide timing varies across several psychiatric disorders, which may share common underlying pathophysiological mechanisms with epilepsy. We investigated suicide timing in people with epilepsy. Using cross-sectional, population-based U.S. National Violent...
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ConclusionThe Chinese version of the SSI-W proved to be a reliable and effective assessment tool for screening suicidal ideation in Chinese adult PWE.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The Chinese version of the SSI-W proved to be a reliable and effective assessment tool for screening suicidal ideation in Chinese adult PWE. PMID: 31698259 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Behav Source Type: research
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ConclusionsThe most common hospitalized reasons for epilepsy patients were CVD, PD and dementia, which all were common diseases in the elderly. Consequently, the hospitalization days of these patients were longer and their financial burden was heavier. Epilepsy patients with comorbid depression should be closely monitored to prevent suicide from the onset of epilepsy.
Source: Seizure - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The goals of this session are to understand the risk factors and interdisciplinary diagnostic strategies for depression, anxiety, and suicide in children with epilepsy (CWE) and to discuss effective treatments for mood disorders in CWE.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
This session will review new research data and clinical advances in epilepsy classification, diagnosis, and treatment to empower practicing child and adolescent psychiatrists with the new knowledge necessary for comprehensive mental health care of children with epilepsy (CWE). The presenters will discuss new research findings and clinical practice recommendations for most common mental health problems in CWE, such as ADHD and internalizing disorders, including suicide.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Institute 6 Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 100, Part AAuthor(s): Roberta Ciuffini, Paolo Stratta, Rodolfo Rossi, Enrico Perilli, Alfonso MarrelliAbstractPersons with epilepsy show a higher risk of suicidal ideation and behavior than the general population. Hopelessness, as a feature of demoralization, is considered an emerging risk factor for suicidal ideation. Psychopathological comorbidity, mainly depression, has to be taken into account to predict suicidal attempts but the relationship between suicidality and epilepsy has been also reported independently from depressive disorders. The aim of t...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Abstract Persons with epilepsy show a higher risk of suicidal ideation and behavior than the general population. Hopelessness, as a feature of demoralization, is considered an emerging risk factor for suicidal ideation. Psychopathological comorbidity, mainly depression, has to be taken into account to predict suicidal attempts but the relationship between suicidality and epilepsy has been also reported independently from depressive disorders. The aim of the study was to investigate hopelessness in a sample of persons suffering from epilepsy without comorbidity with psychiatric disorders and its association with de...
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Behav Source Type: research
Abstract Evaluation of Seizure Treatment in Anti-LGI1, Anti-NMDAR, and Anti-GABABR Encephalitis de Bruijn MAAM, van Sonderen A, van Coevorden-Hameete MH, Bastiaansen AEM, Schreurs MWJ, Rouhl RPW, van Donselaar CA, Majoie MHJM, Neuteboom RF, Sillevis Smitt PAE, Thijs RD, Titulaer MJ. Neurology. 2019;92(19): e2185-e2196. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000007475. Epub April 12, 2019. PMID: 30979857 OBJECTIVE: This nationwide cohort study evaluates seizure responses to immunotherapy and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients with anti-leucine-rich glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1), anti-NMDA receptor (NMDAR), and anti-gamma-aminobu...
Source: Epilepsy Curr - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Curr Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Children and Teens Family Inside Schizophrenia Parenting Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia Family Mental Health family mental illness Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis life with schizophrenia Mental Disorder Mental illness and Source Type: blogs
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