Suicide risk in young people at Ultra-High Risk (UHR) of psychosis: findings from a 2-year longitudinal study - Pelizza L, Poletti M, Azzali S, Paterlini F, Garlassi S, Scazza I, Chiri LR, Pupo S, Pompili M, Raballo A.

BACKGROUND: Suicide risk is high in first episode schizophrenia. Little data are available in young individuals at Ultra-High Risk (UHR) of psychosis. PURPOSEs of the study were: (1) to assess prevalence and incidence rates of suicide attempts, sui...
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os LR Abstract BACKGROUND: Elderly men have been characterized as a group vulnerable to suicide, motivated by loneliness, loss of loved ones and feelings of uselessness to family members. OBJECTIVES: To ascertain the prevalence of different mental disorders among elderly men who attempted suicide. DESIGN AND SETTING: Systematic review of observational studies developed as a result of a partnership between two postgraduate schools (Lagarto and Uberlândia). METHODS: An electronic search was performed in eight electronic databases, including "grey literature", in January 2019. Observati...
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ConclusionsIn addition to confirming the role of MDD, we demonstrate that ADHD and schizophrenia likely play a role in the aetiology of self-harm using multivariate genetic designs for causal inference. Among the many individual risk factors we simultaneously considered, our findings suggest that systematic detection and treatment of core psychiatric symptoms, including psychotic and impulsivity symptoms, may be beneficial among people at risk for self-harm.
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CONCLUSION: This umbrella review synthesized the current evidence on the epidemiological burden of mental disorders in homelessness. This evidence necessitates advanced research to explore psychosocial and epidemiological correlates and adopt multipronged interventions to prevent, identify and treat mental disorders among homeless populations. PMID: 32460590 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The increased density of the habenular neurons, high impulsivity, aggression and resistant fear memory in Disc1-Q31 L genetic mouse model of depression. Behav Brain Res. 2020 May 15;:112693 Authors: Lipina TV, Khrapova MV, Serykh A, Dubrovina NI, Petrova ES, Mikhnevich N, Starostina MV, Amstyslavskaja TG Abstract Mood disorders affect nearly 300 million humans worldwide, and it is a leading cause of death from suicide. In the last decade, the habenula has gained increased attention due to its major role to modulate emotional behavior and related psychopathologies, including depression and bipol...
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