Clinical trajectories of suicide attempts and self-harm in patients admitted to acute-care hospitals in Japan: a nationwide inpatient database study - Ohbe H, Goto T, Yamazaki R, Jo T, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Yasunaga H.

BACKGROUND: For patients with suicide attempts or self-harm, acute-care hospitals often function as the primary or sole point of contact with the healthcare system. However, little is known about patient characteristics or clinical trajectories of suicide ...
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Source: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine - Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research
The objectives of this article are to describe the reorganization of the three levels of psychiatric care for inmates in France in the context of Covid-19 pandemic and to have a look at the impact of lockdown measures and early releases on mental health of prisoners. METHODS: This work is based on a survey conducted in April 2020 in France among psychiatric healthcare providers working in 42 ambulatory units for inmates and in the 9 full-time inpatient psychiatric wards exclusively for inmates called "UHSAs" (which stands for "unités hospitalières spécialement aménagées...
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Suicide is an important public health issue. Over 800 000 people die by suicide each year worldwide,1 and approximately 6000 people per year in the UK.2 Self-harm is a public health priority.3 Self-harm is defined as any intentional act of self-injury or s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
PURPOSE: Bariatric surgery (BS) is considered the most effective treatment for severe obesity. Nevertheless, long-term studies have identified some concerning issues, such as increased postoperative rates of suicide and substance use disorders. Some invest...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: In western countries, there is a negative association between religious belief and suicide risk, while in China this association is positive. Nevertheless, few data are available on the association between one specific type of religion and suic...
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