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Most people know about the damaging effects that binge drinking can bring to someone’s life. Loss of enjoyment of life, losing family relationships, financial and career struggles, homelessness, and legal consequences are just the tip of the iceberg. However, it can be more difficult to realize the long-term effect of binge drinking on the body, because you cannot always see it. Frequent binge drinking poses many dangerous health risks, and many of them can lead to death. Facts on Long-Term Effect of Binge Drinking on the Body For men, binge drinking is defined as consuming five or more drinks within about two hour...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism alcohol abuse alcohol dependence alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center binge binge drinking Source Type: blogs
Patients with psoriasis have high rates of depression and may be at increased risk for suicidal ideation and behavior (SIB). Attempted and completed suicides during clinical trials and other studies of psoriasis therapies, including brodalumab, highlight t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
This study aimed to identify the factors associated with Internet use duration by distinguishing between individuals with suicidal ideation and those without. Methods: Data were obtained from the 14th Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-Ba...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
General surgery residents encounter frequent mistreatment by patients as well as attending physicians that leads to burnout and suicidal thoughts. This is the finding of a cross-sectional national survey of general surgery residents, which found that more than 50% of general surgery residents report some form of mistreatment (N Engl J Med. 2019;381:1741-1752). Mistreatment included […]
Source: ENT Today - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: News Online Exclusives Source Type: research
A piece of the puzzle seems to be missing. The continued push by mental health practitioners and academics against the rising rates of suicide across the globe, through research and interventions in clinics and schools, has resulted in minimal success....
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study was conducted assess the frequency of suicide attempt among the transgender population and analyse the relationship of depression and other socio-demographic factors with the suicide attempt Cross-sectional study. METHODS: Th...
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Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) and suicidality are common reasons for emergency presentations in child and adolescent psychiatry. Therefore, we focused on reasons for emergency presentations as well as specific characteristics of those presenting with NSSI or suicidality to an emergeny psychiatric service. We analyzed data from a German university hospital regarding emergency presentations during a 78 months' period. NSSI and suicidality were rated according to the Columbia Classification Algorithm of Suicide Assessment (C-CASA). Data from 546 emergency presentations was recorded, of which 347 (63.5%) presented for NSSI or...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Source: Archives of Suicide Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
The number one thing I’ve learned in my more than 20 years of experience in the mental health space is that there is always more to be learned. Suicidal behavior and prevention are complex. Just as there is not one single thing leading to suicidal behaviors, there is also not one single thing that will prevent them from occurring. In order to provide exceptional care and support to individuals with lived experience, friends, family members and co-workers, we must continue to learn about mental health. With that in mind, let’s review the latest trends, warning signs and some key resources that everyone should be...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Depression Disorders General Mental Health America Publishers Suicide hopeless Suicidal Behavior Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: In this retrospective, observational study, psychiatric hospitalization after self-injury was strongly associated with recurrence of self-injury in the subsequent year. PMID: 31931684 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
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