Rates and risk factors for suicide ideas among schizophrenia patients in Indonesia - Amir N, Antoni R, Asmarahadi A, Djatmiko P, Khalimah S, Naswati S, Semen GM, Prasetyawan P, Wulandari WD.

BACKGROUND: Schizophrenia is associated with a high rate of suicide. AIM: Our study was aimed to identify the rates of suicide ideas in patients with schizophrenia as well as the risk factors associated with suicide ideas. METHODS: As many ...
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IN RESPONSE: Clozapine is recognized and recommended as a treatment to reduce death by suicide among adults with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder in the 2019 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense (VA/DoD) clinical...
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Comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional conditions co-occurring with a primary condition. In this episode, host schizophrenic Rachel Star Withers with her cohost Gabe Howard will be discussing comorbidity with schizophrenia. Comorbidity is associated with worse health outcomes, more complex clinical management and increased health care costs. Occupational therapist and host of the podcast Occupied, Brock Cook, will be joining us to discuss ways that he works with people with schizophrenia to manage multiple health issues.  Highlights from “Comorbidity with Schizophrenia” Episode [01:28] What ...
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Abstract Patients with schizophrenia (SCZ) exhibit higher suicide rates than the general population. However, the molecular mechanism remains poorly understood. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha polymorphisms have been repeatedly indicated to play a pathogenetic role in various mental disorders, but none of these studies focused on the susceptibility to suicidal behavior in SCZ. We recruited 1087 chronic inpatients with SCZ and 576 controls to assess the psychopathological symptoms of SCZ using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale scales. We selected 2 polymorphisms (-308G>A and -1031C>T) in the TNF-alph...
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Long-term antipsychotic use is associated with substantially decreased mortality compared with no antipsychotic use, especially among patients treated with clozapine, according to areport inWorld Psychiatry, the journal of the World Psychiatric Association.Moreover, long ‐term antipsychotic use does not increase the likelihood that a patient will experience severe illness leading to hospitalization, wrote Heidi Taipale, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and colleagues.People with schizophrenia have a shorter average life expectancy than the general population. Taipale and colleagues wanted to know if these dif...
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Suicide risk in schizophrenia is a significant treatment challenge but there are few approved treatments. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a highly effective treatment for suicidality in depression but its effect on suicidality in schizophrenia is unclea...
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OBJECTIVES: Previous studies have shown that cognitive impairment plays a key role in suicide, an important factor leading to premature death in schizophrenia (SCZ) patients. Empathy has received extensive attention recently; however, the relationship of e...
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honen J Abstract Antipsychotics are effective in preventing relapses of schizophrenia, but it is generally believed that their long-term use is harmful for patients' physical well-being. However, there are no long-term studies which have verified this view. This nationwide, register-based cohort study aimed to assess the risk of hospitalization due to physical health problems, as a marker for severe physical morbidity, and the risk of all-cause mortality, as well as of cardiovascular and suicidal death, associated with antipsychotic use in all patients treated for schizophrenia in inpatient care between 1972 and 2...
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Publication date: Available online 10 January 2020Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Wenjia Wang, Yongjie Zhou, Jiesi Wang, Hang Xu, Shuochi Wei, Dongmei Wang, Li Wang, Xiangyang ZhangAbstractObjectivesPrevious studies have shown that cognitive impairment plays a key role in suicide, an important factor leading to premature death in schizophrenia (SCZ) patients. Empathy has received extensive attention recently; however, the relationship of empathy with suicide in schizophrenia is still unknown. The main aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of suicide attempts an...
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Conditions:   Schizophrenia;   Suicide Interventions:   Behavioral: Enhanced Treatment as Usual;   Behavioral: Coping Long-term with Active Suicide Program for Schizophrenia Sponsors:   Butler Hospital;   American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Not yet recruiting
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