Suicide and suicide risk - Turecki G, Brent DA, Gunnell D, O'Connor RC, Oquendo MA, Pirkis J, Stanley BH.

Although recent years have seen large decreases in the overall global rate of suicide fatalities, this trend is not reflected everywhere. Suicide and suicidal behaviour continue to present key challenges for public policy and health services, with increasi...
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(Reuters Health) - While army suicides have historically decreased during wartime, that trend appears to have reversed in recent decades, a new study of U.S. records finds.
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Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Johnny Berona, Adam G. Horwitz, Ewa K. Czyz, Cheryl A. KingAbstractLesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth are at elevated risk for self-injurious thoughts and behaviors (SITBs). However, few studies have comprehensively examined SITBs and their longitudinal course in LGBT youth at high risk for suicide. The aims of the present study were to characterize histories of SITBs among high-risk LGBT youth and to examine prospective associations with suicidal behavior. Participants were 285 youth (41.8% LGBT) ages 13 ...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
A new NIMH-funded study found that people who presented to California emergency departments with deliberate self-harm or suicidal ideation had suicide rates significantly higher than those of demographically similar Californians in the year after discharge.
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An agreement struck in 2017 between Indigenous Services Canada and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation on faster funding for suicide prevention projects is "making a huge impact," says NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler.
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What began with a harrowing vertigo spell 35 years ago turned out to be Ménière's disease, a condition that periodically and unpredictably robs the singer of hearing and left him suicidal for months.
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When it becomes operational, calling 988 will allow people in the U.S. to access a suicide prevention hotline.
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NIH-funded research examined suicide and overdose risk in the year after an emergency department visit.
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Authors: Edgcomb JB, Sorter M, Lorberg B, Zima BT Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate predictors of psychiatric hospital readmission of children and adolescents, a systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted. METHODS: Following PRISMA statement guidelines, a systematic literature search of articles published between 1997 and 2018 was conducted in PubMed/MEDLINE, Google Scholar, and PsycINFO for original peer-reviewed articles investigating predictors of psychiatric hospital readmission among youths (
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 -- People who wind up in emergency rooms because they tried to kill themselves or contemplated it had a much higher risk of suicide within the year of the visit, new research suggests. In fact, a study of people who went to...
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