Patients battling PTSD are far more likely to suffer suicidal thoughts without cannabis

A study of Canadians with and without PTSD found that the condition raised the risk of depression or suicidal thoughts among people who didn't use cannabis, but not among those who did.
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This study analyzed the associations between three behavioral coping strategies (avoidance, seeking social support...
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One in four police officers in a major U.S. city screened for depression, anxiety, PTSD and suicidal ideation have symptoms of the mental health conditions, and face barriers to treatment, according to a new survey.
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ConclusionTransgender and gender diverse individuals represent a population who express various gender identities and are seeking gender-specific healthcare at increasing rates. Psychiatric illness is highly prevalent compared to the US population but there is no difference in the prevalence of CV risk factors including obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.
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AbstractAlthough individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at an increased risk for suicidal ideation (SI), it is unclear what factors might influence this association. Investigators have hypothesized that posttraumatic cognitions (PTCs), such as self ‐blame (SB) or negative cognitions about the self (NCAS) or world (NCAW), would play a role, but this has not been investigated empirically. Accordingly, we evaluated a model in which the association between PTSD symptoms and SI was moderated by PTCs in a sample of trauma‐exposed undergraduate s tudents (N = 410). To identify the specific source of this hy...
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exerts lifelong impairment, including difficulty sustaining employment, poor credit, and suicide risk. To date, however, studies have assessed selected samples, often via self-report. Using mental health data...
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OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the influence of several well-documented, readily available risk factors that may influence a psychiatric consultant's decision to admit an emergency department (ED) patient reporting suicidal ideation for psychiatric hospi...
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India is an agrarian country with around 60% of its people depending directly or indirectly upon agriculture. Agriculture in India is often attributed as gambling with monsoon of its almost exclusive dependency on precipitation from monsoons. The failure o...
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This study describes a psychometric evaluation scale called the Inpatient Suicide Second Victim Experience and Support Tool, to measure physical and psychological distress, with a focus on resources for supporting the needs of nursing professionals. Our st...
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Rates of suicide and posttraumatic stress disorder remain high among United States military personnel and veterans. Building upon prior work, we conducted a systematic review of research published from 2010 to 2018 regarding: (1) the prevalence of suicidal...
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Dear Editor, We read with great interest an article published in Acute Medicine and Surgery by Toshihiro Sakurai et al. entitled "Successful treatment with artificial pancreas for a patient who attempted suicide using a high‐dose insulin s.c. injectio...
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