Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Antidepressants, antipsychotics and antihistamines were also common choices, the researchers added.
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Authors: Lurie I, Barnea Y, Caspi Y, Olmer L, Baruch Y Abstract Aim: Migrants have increased risk for psychiatric hospitalizations. Over the last decades Israel has become a destination for migration of migrant workers and asylum-seekers. Methods: The current retrospective study retrieved socio-demographic, clinical and migration-related chart data for 117 migrants admitted to a major Israeli psychiatric hospital between 2005-2011, to delineate characteristics and risk-factors for psychiatric hospitalizations. Multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to predict re-hospitalization. Results: Of the st...
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): M. Baeza, A. Muñoz-Ortega, N. VelaAbstractObjectiveTo assess the characteristics of acute poisoning cases treated in hospital emergency departments over 5 years.MethodsRetrospective study of acute poisoning cases treated in 3 hospitals between 2013 and 2017 and an analysis of the demographic characteristics, types of poisoning, seasonal variations, care received and recurrence.ResultsSome 0.51% of all cases treated in the 3 hospitals corresponded to acute poisoning. The percentages varied by h...
Source: Revista Clinica Espanola - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
This study examines the frequency and factors that influence assessment of firearm access in an emergency setting. METH...
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OBJECTIVE: To examine if prior suicidal behavior and familial predisposition to psychiatric disorders modify the association between antiepileptic drug use and completed suicide. METHODS: Using the Danish National Prescription Register, we identifi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
IMPORTANCE: The renin-angiotensin system has been implicated in mood disorders. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are among the most commonly used medications, yet their effects on mental health outco...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Mamdani et al1 reported on a nested case-control study using real-world data that finds that patients receiving angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are associated with a greater risk of suicide than those receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibit...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Psychosocial approaches to the understanding and prevention of suicidal behavior have been wished-for since the pioneer work of Emile Durkheim (nineteenth century), who studied suicide to demonstrate how social factors played a key role in the genesis o...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Suicide prevention plans support individuals with personal experience of mental disorders and suicidality to provide their narratives of coping in the media. The evidence how such portrayals impact on individuals with similar symp...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news
The authors regret that they have identified three typographical errors in this publication. (1) On Table 3, the second column of the first row should read “Interpersonal functions” rather than “Intrapersonal functions”. (2) On Table 4, the seco...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
Depression is a frequent non-motor symptom of Parkinson's disease (PD), and may even precede the onset of motor symptoms of parkinsonism. Beyond its negative influence on mood and affection, depression in PD is frequently associated with other neuropsychia...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
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