FDA Okays New Indication for Esketamine Nasal Spray FDA Okays New Indication for Esketamine Nasal Spray

Esketamine nasal spray (Spravato), taken with an oral antidepressant, is now indicated in adults with major depression with acute suicidal ideation or behavior.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSION: The number of suicide attempts might be higher in BPD patients with avoidant or anxious attachment styles, high intolerance of uncertainty and high levels of disability. PMID: 32978953 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
Who do you think understands more about bipolar disorder: a psychiatrist or a patient with the illness? In this Not Crazy podcast, we discuss whether a patient can be considered a mental health expert without all the credentials after their name. Today we invite writer and bipolar advocate Natasha Tracy — who also has bipolar disorder — to the show to give her opinion. Would you seek advice from a patient? Join us for an in-depth discussion on mental health patients as experts. (Transcript Available Below) Subscribe to Our Show! And Please Remember to Rate &Review Us!   Guest Information for &lsquo...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Interview Not Crazy Podcast Policy and Advocacy Source Type: blogs
OBJECTIVES: Suicidal and accidental poisoning due to drug overdose is one of the common reason of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Considering such statement, toxicological analysis becomes imperative in suicidal, accidental and also in homicida...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Authors: Jago CA, Crawford SG, Gill SJ, Gagnon L Abstract OBJECTIVE: To characterize the incidence and risk factors associated with maternal suicide during the peripartum period in an Alberta population. Our secondary objective was to characterize the incidence and risk factors associated with traumatic death in this same population. METHODS: This is a retrospective cohort study compared all-cause mortality with death by trauma (suicide, homicide, MVA, drug toxicity) using data collected by the Alberta Perinatal Health Program from 1998 to 2015. Data were summarized using descriptive statistics. The maternal mo...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
But prevalence of suicidal ideation similar for childhood cancer survivors, general population
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
Bipolar disorder is a severe psychiatric disorder which affects more than 1% of the world’s population and is a leading cause of disability among young people. For the past 50 years, lithium has been the drug of choice for maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder due to its potent ability to prevent both manic and depressive episodes as well as suicide. However, though lithium has been associated with a multitude of effects within different cellular pathways and biological systems, its specific mechanism of action in stabilizing mood remains largely elusive. Mitochondrial dysfunction and telomere shortening have bee...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Psychiatric Services, Ahead of Print.
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MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 -- Survivors of childhood cancer have a lower prevalence of suicidal behaviors and mortality, but the prevalence of suicidal ideation is similar to that of the general population, according to a study published online Sept. 23...
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Weinberg S. Suicidal Intent in Adolescence: A Hypothesis about the Role of Physical Illness. J Pediatr 1970:77:579-86. Similar to 1970, suicides continue to be a major cause of death among adolescents with chronic illness. Weinberg describes 12 adolesc...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study aims to investigate the intergenerational transmission of IPV perpetrati...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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