People With Autism at Higher Risk for Suicide, Self - Harm: Study

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Discussion: Opportunities for future research on cost-effectiveness of care and continuous improvement aligned with quadruple aim outcomes are discussed. Overall, this study is among few others investigating the potential for pediatric integrated care models to contribute to youth suicide prevention and the study demonstrated promising increases in access and engagement with timely behavioral health care. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2021 APA, all rights reserved)
Source: Families, Systems, and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Nov 18. doi: 10.1007/s10803-021-05355-4. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe study investigated association between attachment style of parents with a child diagnosed with Autism and mental health. A cross-sectional web-based survey collected data from 184 parents of individuals with autism. Findings from the study indicated association between an avoidant and anxious attachment style and mental health. Mainly, a link between avoidant attachment style and parents' levels of suicidal ideation and depression, an association between anxious attachment style and the parent's level of suicidal ideation, ...
Source: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among US adolescents; data from the Youth Behavior Risk Survey indicates nearly 19% of youth reported seriously considering suicide, and 9% reported a suicide attempt within the past year.1 To date, suicide rese...
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Naltrexone (NTX), an opioid antagonist primarily metabolized by Aldo-Keto Reductase 1C4 (AKR1C4), treats pediatric conditions involving compulsiveness (e.g., autism spectrum, Prader-Willi, eating disorders, non-suicidal self-injury). Pharmacokinetic variab...
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Source: Archives of Suicide Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, it is clear that an effective strategy for mental health, requires a multi-sectoral approach with specific considerations for the needs of vulnerable groups of the population. In order for such a plan to be implementable, sustainable and relevant, it is imperative that stakeholders, especially those with lived experience, provide important insight from their point of view. The goal of the current plan, once approved, is to ensure that not only those living with mental health conditions receive timely and effective treatment, but that the treatment approaches are not further stigmatizing, harmful and threaten...
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A lawyer for Julian Assange told a British court Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder is suffering from an autism disorder that could...
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Meeting of the Working Group on the National Mental Health Strategic Plan, April 2019By Saima Wazed and Nazish ArmanDHAKA, Oct 27 2021 (IPS) Mental health is a state of well-being when both your body and your mind are in balance, and you are able to deal with the difficulties and challenges that come your way and easily find joy, peace, and happiness once the challenge is overcome. For many people though, the challenges often remain for too long – the pain of losing someone you dearly loved, being diagnosed with a chronic disease like cancer or a heart condition, losing your family/home/job or feeling like you failed...
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IMPORTANCE: Multiple studies have reported that people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at a higher risk for self-injurious behavior and suicide. However, the magnitude of this association varies between studies. OBJECTIVE: To appraise the a...
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Conclusion: Basic conditions of ED are genetic disposition, the experience of trauma, especially sexual or physical abuse, emotional neglect in childhood or adolescence, and personal stress. ED is a complex construct and a comprehensive concept, aggravating a number of various mental disorders. Differential treatment is mandatory for individual and social functioning.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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