Healthcare utilisation prior to suicide in persons with alcohol use disorder: national cohort and nested case-control study - Crump C, Edwards AC, Kendler KS, Sundquist J, Sundquist K.

BACKGROUND: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is common and associated with increased risk of suicide. AIMS: To examine healthcare utilisation prior to suicide in persons with AUD in a large population-based cohort, which may reveal opportunities for preventi...
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The interpersonal theory of suicide hypothesizes that perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, and hopelessness lead to active suicidal thoughts and individuals with active suicidal thoughts and elevated capability for suicide are most likely to a...
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PURPOSE: To investigate suicide-related over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic medication exposures among individuals ≥6 years old reported to United States (US) poison control centers. METHODS: Data from the National Poison Data System for the years 200...
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CONCLUSION: The time for action is now, and all necessary measures to prevent an increase in alcohol-related problems should be adopted. At the same time, healthcare services should also prepare for such potential increase, while adapting to the exceptional circumstances presented by the pandemic, such as physical distancing. PMID: 32722961 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Australasian Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Australas Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conditions:   Suicide;   Alcohol Use Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: Crisis Line Facilitation (CLF);   Behavioral: Enhanced Usual Care (EUC) Sponsors:   University of Michigan;   National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Not yet recruiting
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BACKGROUND: Suicide rates have been climbing in the U.S., particularly in Rocky Mountain states such as Colorado. Benzodiazepines have been linked with suicidal ideation, but there have been few population level assessments of this link. We conducted a pub...
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Conditions:   Suicide;   Alcohol Use Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: Crisis Line Facilitation (CLF);   Behavioral: Enhanced Usual Care (EUC) Sponsors:   University of Michigan;   National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Not yet recruiting
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Introduction Drug addiction and alcoholism characterize the existential condition of most homeless people, while the risk of suicide runs in parallel. OBJECTIVEs Following the Provisional Model (PM), this study aimed to explore the relationships be...
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