A case of major depressive disorder with peripartum onset with heralding symptoms - Narlesky M, Lemp A, Braaten S, Wooten RG, Powell A.

This report describes a case of major depressive disorder with peripartum onset in a 24-year-old African-American female who was admitted to the inpatient psychiatric facility after a suicide attempt. The patient demonstrated what we will describe as heral...
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CONCLUSIONS: Experience from the Netherlands shows that widening criteria for EAS has problematic consequences. KEY POINTS Termination of life on request, which a subgroup of people support, is a matter of ongoing debate. Because of several problematic aspects, including ethical considerations, only a few countries in the world allow active euthanasia or assisted suicide. Even if euthanasia is well regulated, legalising it can have problematic consequences that are difficult to control, such as an unwanted excessive increase in euthanasia cases. The well-documented experiences with the euthanasia law in the Netherlands ser...
Source: International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract Source Type: research
Conclusions: Suicidal behavior in epileptic patients appears to be multifactorial in etiology. Psychiatric disorders are more prevalent in epileptic patients than in the general population and contribute to this risk. In spite of the high risk of suicidal behavior with the use of antiepileptic drugs, studies have shown that the benefits of anticonvulsant therapy often outweigh the risks. Nevertheless, timely consultation with a psychiatrist is invaluable in the care of these patients, particularly those with multiple risk factors, as in the index case. The risk of suicidality should be balanced with the risk of uncontrolle...
Source: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders - Category: Primary Care Tags: Prim Care Companion CNS Disord Source Type: research
Suicide is a major public health concern with more than 800,000 deaths each year worldwide.1 It is the second leading cause of death in young people 15-29 years of age.1 Previous studies have linked higher temperatures to increased suicide--a growing conce...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Grief, guilt, abandonment, anger, shame, and rejection are the most common feelings experienced by suicide survivors, who differ from other bereaved individuals for the intensity of these feelings. Moreover, suicide risk and psychiatric disorders associate...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
CONTEXT: Audits conducted on medical records have been traditionally used in hospitals to assess and improve quality of medical care but have yet to be properly integrated and used for suicide prevention purposes. We aimed to (1) revise a quality of care g...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of mental health conditions and national suicide rates are increasing in many countries. Lithium is widely and effectively used in pharmacological doses for the treatment and prevention of manic/depressive episodes, stabilising m...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
This rapid review aimed to review recent published literature and describe the current evidence regarding the impact, on viewers, of portrayals of suicide in screen/ moving-image fiction and non-fiction media, such as television/web series, films and docum...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
While the COVID ‐19 pandemic has dramatically changed everyday life and evoked fear across all walks of life, the older adult population is particularly vulnerable. Currently, more than 46 million Americans are over 64 (Rural Health Information Hub, 2020)...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Suicide is devastating with a high incidence in patients with depressive disorder (PDDs). Although some studies have explored underlying associations between C-reactive protein (CRP) levels and suicidal behavior in PDDs, consistent results have not been re...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
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