Psychiatric disorders and suicide risk among adults with disabilities: a nationwide retrospective cohort study - Choi JW, Lee KS, Han E.

BACKGROUND: Adults with disabilities demonstrate a higher suicide risk than the general population; however, the association between mental illness and death by suicide among disabled adults remains relatively unknown. We aimed to explore the relationship ...
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This week’s Psychology Around the Net explores how anxiety looks in children, how managers can work with employees dealing with depression, why young girls are struggling more with mental health issues than their male counterparts, a new bill that would make mental health a priority for first responders, and more.     Anxiety is Different for Kids: Do you have a child who struggles with anxiety? Would you even recognize it? According to the author, anxiety disorders in children can manifest in a variety of ways, and kids typically don’t display symptoms in the same way that adults do. Michigan-based ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Children and Teens Depression Disorders General Mental Health and Wellness Psychology Psychology Around the Net Research Students Trauma Childhood Anxiety Childhood Trauma First Responders girls' mental health Source Type: blogs
AbstractHidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, recurrent skin inflammatory disease associated with a variety of comorbidities, like reduced quality of life, metabolic syndrome, sexual dysfunction, working disability, axial spondyloarthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, and anxiety. Like psoriasis, HS patients have been found to have higher risk of cardiovascular death and suicide risk. Clinicians should be informed about these comorbidities so that appropriate screening is implemented. All this evidence suggests that for such a chronic, multi-comorbid disease, the use of validated outcomes to assess severi...
Source: Dermatology and Therapy - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
(University of Melbourne) In the first global review, researchers have examined the health of detained adolescents from 245 peer-reviewed journal articles and review publications. Researchers found that detained adolescents have a significantly higher prevalence of mental health disorders and suicidal behaviors than their peers in the community, along with substance use disorders, neurodevelopment disabilities, and sexually transmitted infections.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Falls from height are a common cause of death and disability. Falls from height can be divided between accidental and suicide attempts. The aim of this study is to ascertain the demographic characteristics of these patients, and to identify the...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
We examined the role of WD in the relationship between MD and suicidal behavior in Swedish-born individual...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Depression is common among people with schizophrenia and associated with severe positive and negative symptoms, higher rates of disability, treatment resistance and mortality related to suicide, physical and drug-related causes. However, to our...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
Depression is common among people with schizophrenia and associated with severe positive and negative symptoms, higher rates of disability, treatment resistance and mortality related to suicide, physical and d...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionThere is an effect modification and a mediating effect between mental disorders and WD for subsequent suicidal behavior in Swedish-born individuals. Also for refugees without MD, WD is a risk factor for subsequent suicidal behavior. Particularly for Swedish-born individuals with MD, information on WD is vital in a clinical suicide risk assessment.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusion: the systematic review could help health specialists and other professionals to identify evidence-based strategies to deal with child and adolescents with mental health conditions.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
Learning objectives After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to: • Identify the effects of dysregulated opioid signalling in depression • Evaluate the use of opioid compounds and ketamine in patients with depression Major depressive disorder (MDD) remains one of the leading causes of disability and functional impairment worldwide. Current antidepressant therapeutics require weeks to months of treatment prior to the onset of clinical efficacy on depressed mood but remain ineffective in treating suicidal ideation and cognitive impairment. Moreover, 30%–40% of individuals fail ...
Source: Harvard Review of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Reviews Source Type: research
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