Sport-related concussion and risk for suicide in athletes

Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Aggression and Violent BehaviorAuthor(s): Alison Datoc, Kirsten Horne, Charles Golden
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Sports-related concussion in youth is tied to a marked increased risk for subsequent suicide risk factors, including depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 -- High school students with a history of sports-related concussions might be at an increased risk for suicide, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Dale S. Mantey, Ph.D., from...
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MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2019 -- High school athletes who suffer repeated concussions may be at heightened risk for suicide, University of Texas researchers report. Data on more than 13,000 high school students revealed that those who had had a concussion...
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(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new research published by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) suggests high school students with a history of sports-related concussions might be at an increased risk for suicide completion.
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Having a concussion within the past year may raise the risk of suicidal ideation and behavior in high school students, according to astudy in theJournal of Affective Disorders.Dale S. Mantey, M.P.A., of the University of Texas School of Public Health and colleagues used data from more than 13,000 respondents in grades 9 through 12 who participated in the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBSS). The national YRBSS is conducted every two years by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor health behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth a...
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In Reply We appreciate the comments that Lawrence and Hutchinson have provided regarding our recent systematic review and meta-analysis that identified a higher rate of suicide among those who received a diagnosis of concussion compared with those who did not. We agree that providing absolute and relative risk estimates is ideal. For this reason, we provided the absolute rate of suicide in both groups when these data were available. However, we did not meta-analyze these results for 2 reasons. First, each study had a different duration of follow-up, which limited our ability to easily pool these results. Based on this, we ...
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This study summated the evidence on suicidality following concussion, and we commend the authors on their comprehensive review. The authors reported a relative risk of suicide associated with a history of concussion of 2.03 (95% CI, 1.47-2.80;P 
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