Social violence increases the risk of suicidal ideation among undergraduate medical students - Escobar-Padilla B, M árquez-González H, Consejo Y Chapela C, López-Sepúlveda AC, Sepúlveda Vildósola AC.

BACKGROUND: Depression is highly prevalent worldwide, and may have fatal consequences. Violence is associated to psychopathology and has exponentially increased in some areas of Mexico. Healthcare professionals are vulnerable to increased anxiety, depressi...
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This study aimed to determine the contribution of children and young people (CYP) to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Yellow Card Scheme (YCS), and to develop age appropriate information with CYP through focus groups to help aid future reporting by this cohort.MethodsReports for suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in patients  
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´╗┐  Day 1,364 of the COVID-19 quarantine (well, at least it feels like it). How are you holding up? If you’re like most people, you’re not having much fun. But if you already struggle with anxiety, depression or another mental health issue, these days of isolation and uncertainty can feel like absolute torture. In today’s Not Crazy episode, Gabe laments the loss of his routine — those regular activities he clung to religiously to keep his mental health in check.  Now what is he supposed to do? Tune in for a special quarantine episode. Together, we will grieve our old routines and discuss...
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rd FJ Abstract Pain and discomfort are important symptoms in dermatology. The aim of this cross-sectional, multicentre study was to describe the prevalence of pain/discomfort and its associations in patients with several dermatological conditions across 13 European countries. The outcome was the prevalence of pain/discomfort according to a question of the EQ-5D questionnaire. Data collected from November 2011 to February 2013 were complete for 3,509 consecutive outpatients. Moderate or extreme pain/discomfort was reported by 55.5% of patients and 31.5% of controls with no skin conditions. The highest proportions w...
Source: Acta Derm Venereol A... - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Acta Derm Venereol Source Type: research
Background: American college students are presenting with increasingly lower levels of mental health and higher levels of anxiety and depression. Close to 30% of college students report having seriously considered suicide in their lifetime. It is criti...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Evaluative studies on organizations that support Veterans are useful to gauge the effectiveness and impact. Through this study, Veterans expressed perceived strengths and weaknesses of the program so further development and appropriate services will be provided. Similar studies on the impact of non-profit organizations are encouraged. Vet TRIIP significantly impacts the lives of many through stress and pain reduction, potentially preventing suicide. PMID: 32236440 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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This study aims to investigate the sociodemographic, clinical, and course differences between melancholic and non-melancholic depression. METHODS: This prospective observational study was carried out at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, India from November 2010 to September 2011. We recruited consecutive inpatients aged 18 to 60 years who have a diagnosis of depressive disorder (based on ICD-10), with or without any psychiatric or physical comorbidities. Patients were categorised into melancholia and non-melancholia using the CORE questionnaire, with scores of ≥8 indicating the presence of melancholic depression. In addit...
Source: East Asian Archives of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: East Asian Arch Psychiatry Source Type: research
It is well known that physicians are more likely to screen positive for depression and have higher rates of suicide than their counterparts in the general population. But how is this fact exacerbated by the global pandemic of fear, anxiety, and mounting death tolls known as COVID-19? For starters, health care workers are at the […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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ConclusionSuicidal behavior is prevalent among school-going adolescents in Bangladesh. This study underscores the importance of early screening and interventions targeted to adolescents at risk, which might reduce the suicide rate among this population in Bangladesh.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the occurrence of suicidal ideation and associated factors in older persons with dementia living at home in eight European countries, and its association with quality of life. Furthermore, changes in suicidal ideation over time were investigated.Methods: This cohort study (n = 1,223) was part of the European "RightTimePlaceCare" project conducted in 2010-2013. Participating countries were Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Baseline and follow-up data were analysed using bivariate and multivariate logistic regressi...
Source: Aging and Mental Health - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Aging Ment Health Source Type: research
Twilight Zone time, not sure how long the unofficial quarantine has been going on in my neck of the woods, nor do I know how long it will last. As of a day or so ago, Tom Wolf, governor of my home state of Pennsylvania, declared that everyone is expected to remain at home, unless they need to go to the supermarket, pharmacy, medical appointment or essential workplace. As a psychotherapist, I am in that category. Our group practice office which provides counseling and medication management will remain active with the condition that we use telehealth to serve our clients. A short learning curve, far easier than I anticipate...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Personal coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic quarantine Source Type: blogs
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