How to reduce suicides on the psychiatric ward

Can hospitals actually stop people from dying by suicide? Experts say yes
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Sports-related concussion in youth is tied to a marked increased risk for subsequent suicide risk factors, including depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Air Medical JournalAuthor(s): Minh Le Cong, Susan Markwell, Liza RobertsonAbstractAeromedical retrieval of acutely suicidal pregnant patient can be facilitated by novel use of ketamine and it's rapid antidepressant property.
Source: Air Medical Journal - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
This study explores connections between inward-directed violence and outward-directed violence using data from the Reach for Health sample, which was originally recruited in the 1990s from three middle schools in economically distressed, predominantly African American neighborhoods of New York City. Now in their thirties, participants (N = 595) completed surveys assessing current suicidal thoughts and behaviors as well as other violence involvements, including intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration. About 10% of males and females reported any suicidal ideation or attempt in the past 12 mont...
Source: American Journal of Community Psychology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Community Psychol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Serum lipid levels could have an impact on development of maladaptive impulsivity starting from an early age. This effect of cholesterol continues throughout adolescence into young adulthood. PMID: 31787117 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Neuropsychiatrica - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Acta Neuropsychiatr Source Type: research
Source: AIDS Care - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
Canada's Indigenous Services Minister has pledged to financially support suicide prevention strategies for First Nations communities. The Assembly of First Nations plans to draft a national strategy, while First Nations in Saskatchewan say they're ready to roll out an existing strategy once they get money.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news
Even in the most conservative analyses, brief CBT likely represents a cost-saving intervention for active-duty soldiers who have experienced a recent suicidal crisis, a new analysis shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Deliberate self-harm is not only a major global public health problem but also an important index of psychological distress and a risk factor for suicide. AIMS: We aimed to determine the psychosocial risk factors for deliberate self-harm in pat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The use of machine learning (ML) algorithms to study suicidality has recently been recommended. Our aim was to explore whether ML approaches have the potential to improve the prediction of suicide attempt (SA) risk. Using the epidemiological mu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Among American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/ANs), suicides are disproportionately high among those younger than 40  years of age. This paper examines suicide and alcohol intoxication (post-mortem BAC ≥ 0.08 g/dl) by age among Whites and AI/...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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