Screening for Suicide Risk Among Youths With a Psychotic Disorder in a Pediatric Emergency Department

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INTRODUCTION: Child suicidal behavior is related to specific childhood variations, constituting risk factors, including predisposing factors, internal factors, and environmental factors. OBJECTIVE: To characterize suicidal behavior among children a...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
While planned complex suicides utilize more than one method, on occasion a planned suicide merely involves augmentation of the lethality of the chosen single method. A study was undertaken of augmented suicidal drownings from Forensic Science SA, Adelaide,...
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Despite a vast literature linking in-home firearm access to youth suicides, few studies have examined whether and how gaining access to household firearms shapes adolescents' development of suicidal ideation. Language: en...
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This study examines the relationship between average weekly working hou...
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Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), used in the treatment of hypertension, may modulate neurotransmission in the central nervous system. One previous very small case-control study had suggested that ARBs increase the odds of suicide. In a recent, large, ...
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INTRODUCTION: Suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviours are common yet complex mental health presentations that can pose significant challenges for health professionals. The inability to accurately predict the individuals who may move from experiencing sui...
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Publication date: Available online 22 January 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Tae-Young Pak, Youngjoo ChoungAbstractPsychosocial stress and the related biochemical response have been hypothesized as a potential mechanism underlying the link between relative deprivation and mortality. While suicide is known as the likely manifestation of severe mental illness, less is known about the effect that relative deprivation has on suicide risk. Using the 2012 to 2018 waves of the Korean Welfare Panel Study, we examined the association between relative deprivation in income and suicide risk among South Koreans age...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
ConclusionIn attempted suicide by crossbow involving the head and neck, airway management depends on the possibility of exposure of the glottis, the bolt exit wound and safe access to the anterior neck.
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Authors: Andrade C Abstract Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), used in the treatment of hypertension, may modulate neurotransmission in the central nervous system. One previous very small case-control study had suggested that ARBs increase the odds of suicide. In a recent, large, population-based, nested case-control study conducted in Ontario, Canada, completed suicide was associated with significantly increased odds of an ARB prescription during the 100 days preceding the suicide; in this analysis, confounding by indication was reduced by comparing ARB exposure with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor expo...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
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