The risk of suicidal behavior in patients with epilepsy - Neznanov NG, Mikhailov VA, Shova NI, Popov NI, Druzhinin AK, Kissin MY.

AIM: To study a role of psychopathological and social factors in the development of suicidal behavior in patients with different forms of epilepsy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: One hundred and nineteen patients with epilepsy, 57 men and 62 women, mean age 40.7 ±0...
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OBJECTIVE: Digital media conversations can provide important insight into the concerns and struggles of people with epilepsy (PWE) outside of formal clinical settings and help generate useful information for treatment planning. Our study aimed to explore t...
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Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Aggression and Violent BehaviorAuthor(s): Scott Harcourt
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The review highlights contemporary views on the problem of suicide in patients with epilepsy. The most relevant theories are presented that describe the emergence of suicidal thoughts and the transition to suicidal attempts. Along with a description of ris...
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(MediaSource) A multistate study of Medicaid enrollees led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that suicide risk was highest among youth with epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, substance use and bipolar disorder. In addition, the odds of suicide decreased among those who had more mental health visits within the 30 days before the date of suicide.
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Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a neurocutaneous disorder associated with epilepsy, glaucoma, cognitive impairments, and a port-wine birthmark. Although individuals with SWS are vulnerable to known risk factors for suicide, including chronic illness and physical differences (port-wine birthmark), frequency of suicidal ideation and attempts in youth and adults with SWS is unknown.
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BACKGROUND: Depression is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Its occurrence in patients living with epilepsy is not just common but also a serious comorbidity. Patients tend to suffer if the depressive disorder is undetected and thus untr...
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(Natural News) According to a study published in The BMJ, treating epilepsy with a group of drugs known as gabapentinoids is linked to a dangerously increased risk in suicidal behavior in young patients. Gabapentinoids are also commonly used to treat nerve pain and anxiety disorders. This revelation is exceptionally worrying when you take into account the fact that...
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This study examines whether and how se...
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Authors: Li J, Sun M, Wang X Abstract Introduction: Lacosamide has been used in epilepsy patients in the United States, Europe and Asia since it was approved by the FDA in 2008. Many patients have benefited from this drug as a new generation of sodium channel blocker. With the worldwide use of this drug, its adverse effects have gradually emerged, especially some rare adverse events.Areas covered: The present review aims to summarize the adverse effects of lacosamide reported in the literature in recent years to promote the safe clinical application of the drug.Expert opinion: In more than 10 years of experience in...
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In the first study of its kind, investigators, using AI, found that young epilepsy patients were more than twice as likely as adults with epilepsy to discuss suicidal thoughts and behaviors online.Medscape Medical News
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