Increases in rates of suicide and suicide attempts among black adolescents - Shain BN.

Over the last 10 years, the rate of adolescents ages 15 to 19 committing suicide in the United States increased drastically, with an overall rate of 6.7 suicides per 100  000 per year in 2007 and a rate of 11.8 per 100 000 per year in 2017.1 The rat...
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Publication date: Available online 15 November 2019Source: SeizureAuthor(s): Hyo Jae Kim, Ji-Ye Jeon, Hyun-Woo Kim, Sang-Ahm LeeAbstractPurposeWe compared the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (NDDI-E) with the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) according to different antiepileptic drug (AED) loads in people with epilepsy (PWE).MethodsDepression and suicidality were assessed with the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI), the NDDI-E, and the PHQ-9. A receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis was used. Sensitivity and specificity of the NDDI-E and PHQ-9 were compared between an AED load
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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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