Absence of association between the level of lethality and the recidivism of suicide attempts in a Spanish province - Irigoyen-Oti ñano M, Puigdevall-Ruestes M, Mur-Laín M, Gonzalez-Pinto A, Portella MJ, Baca-Garcia E, Lopez-Castroman J.

INTRODUCTION: Suicidal behaviour is a major health problem in Spain. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the recurrence of suicide attempts and the level of lethality reached, and the profile of repeaters who perform more lethal at...
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CONCLUSIONS: Psychological and relational issues mostly distinguished the three classes. Despite differing frequency of hotline usage, most texters who reported suicidal ideation and behaviors endorsed similar issues, and these issues did not seem to vary across conversations. Yet there appeared to be distinct subgroups of texters with different presenting issues, which may inform how crisis counselors tailor strategies for both low- and high-volume texters. PMID: 31795857 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: DeVylder JE, Ryan TC, Cwik M, Jay SY, Wilson ME, Goldstein M, Wilcox HC Abstract National Patient Safety Goal 15.01.01 requires all Joint Commission-accredited organizations to screen patients treated for behavioral health conditions for suicide risk. However, little is known about the ability of screening tools to identify suicide risk among youths with psychotic disorders. As part of this quality improvement initiative, youths in a pediatric emergency department with psychotic disorder diagnoses (N=87) were screened with the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions. Almost half (48%, N=42) screened positive. Most...
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OBJECTIVE: Severe behavioural issues such as impulsive action and suicide have since long been associated with low levels of cholesterol. While it is known that cholesterol plays a role in neural development and hence low levels of serum lipids could have ...
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AIM: Suicide trends in older adults were examined in Italy from 1980 to 2015. Age groups considered were 65-74  years, 75-84 and 85 + years. METHODS: Data on suicide deaths were obtained from the Italian Mortality Database (IMDB) collected by t...
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Identifying brain alterations that contribute to suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) are important to develop more targeted and effective strategies to prevent suicide. In the last decade, and especially in the last 5 years, there has been exponential g...
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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Suicidal behaviours are a challenge for a medical system and public health, partly due to the current lack of evidence-based, effective, rapid tools for suicidal crisis management. Ketamine and its enantiomer esketamine have raised hopes...
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After the launch of governmental financial support for the development of a regional suicide prevention programme, 'Emergency Fund to Enhance Community-Based Suicide Countermeasure' in 2009, suicide mortality rates in Japan have decreased from 25.7 (in 200...
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BACKGROUND: As the rates of suicidal behaviors continue to rise, research is needed that can facilitate prevention. The present study therefore examined whether a modifiable process, dysfunctional regulation of sadness (maladaptive mood repair), predicts a...
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OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with a history of suicide attempt in medical students. METHODS: A web-based survey was sent out to A SAMPLE OF MEDICAL STUDENTS. A multi-predictor Poisson regression was performed to identify factors associ...
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