Doctors say better support is needed for self-harm patients

Oxford University researchers found suicide rates were 55 times higher among such patients in the year after being hospitalised, compared to the general population.
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In this report we present the 2019 update. We track progress on health and climate change in Australia across the same five broad domains and many of the same indicators as in 2018. A number of new indicators are introduced this year, including one focused on wildfire exposure, and another on engagement in health and climate change in the corporate sector. Several of the previously reported indicators are not included this year, either due to their discontinuation by the parent project, the Lancet Countdown, or because insufficient new data were available for us to meaningfully provide an update to the indicator. In a year...
Source: Medical Journal of Australia - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research
Facebook Inc removed 3.2 billion fake accounts between April and September this year, along with millions of posts depicting child abuse and suicide, according to its latest content moderation report released on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information
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CONCLUSIONS: The variation in views on EAS in psychiatry seems to be related to a difference in views on the nature of psychiatric diseases. Some psychiatrists stress the similarity between psychiatric and somatic diseases, whereas others stress the fundamental difference. These opposing views could be bridged by a pragmatic view, such as a 2-track approach to EAS. PMID: 31721484 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
A Report on a Series of workshops on "Mental Health Leadership" for Maharashtra State. Asian J Psychiatr. 2019 Oct 31;47:101859 Authors: Chander R, Basavaraju V, Rahul P, Sadh K, Harihara S, Manjunatha N, Kumar CN, Math SB Abstract The article is a report on a series of workshops conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, India in collaboration with the Government of Maharashtra for the local leaders responsible for leading, organizing and delivering public mental health services throughout the state of Maharashtra. The overarching aim of thes...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
This article provides context by reviewing background literature, current terminology, definitions, and evaluation models, as well as legislation regarding competence determination for choosing physician-assisted suicide and medical assistance in dying in general. A review of relevant current research is presented, with suggestions for future research and practice advances to fill the gap of much needed elucidation of this intensely debated topic. Finally, we note considerations for the development of a forensic assessment fram ework to assist professionals who may find themselves in the position of having to assess an ind...
Source: Psychological Injury and Law - Category: Medical Law Source Type: research
Childhood Maltreatment and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury - the Impact of Emotion Regulation Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a common phenomenon in adolescence. Furthermore, it is often associated with maltreatment during childhood. One factor determin...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
AIM: To examine the relationships of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) with suicidal thoughts and behaviour among adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). METHODS: Global School-based Student Health Survey data fro...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The popular Netflix show 13 Reasons Why graphically depicts the story of a teenager who commits suicide. As media and fictional portrayals of suicide are known to influence suicidal behaviors, professional organizations expressed concern that the show woul...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Deborah M Caldwell, Sarah R Davies, Sarah E Hetrick, Jennifer C Palmer, Paola Caro, José A López-López, David Gunnell, Judi Kidger, James Thomas, Clare French, Emily Stockings, Rona Campbell, Nicky J WeltonSummaryBackgroundRates of anxiety and depression are increasing among children and young people. Recent policies have focused on primary prevention of mental disorders in children and young people, with schools at the forefront of implementation. There is limited information for the comparative effectiveness of...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Alana Nesbitt's seven year nightmare is now over, after she had a hysterectomy to have the Essure device removed. The mother-of-two, from Belfast, said her life became filled with pain.
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