Coronavirus fears nix Facebook summit in San Francisco
Facebook said Friday that the company will nix a San Francisco event it had planned in March due to possible health issues from the fast-spreading coronavirus. “Our priority is the health and safety of our teams, so out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled our Global Marketing Summit due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus," Facebook spokesman Anthony Harrison stated in an email to the Business Times. The Global Marketing Summit , which unites Facebook employees from around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ted Andersen Source Type: news

Russian Court Orders Woman Back to Coronavirus Quarantine After She Escapes From Hospital
(MOSCOW) — A Russian court on Monday ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. The ruling underlined the chaotic public health approaches being taken to stop the spread of the new coronavirus from China. Alla llyina was admitted to the hospital in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg on Feb. 6 with a sore throat and was tested for the new virus because she had returned from China five days earlier. She broke out of the hospital the next day by disabling an electronic lock in her room after finding out she wo...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DARIA LITVINOVA / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime russia Source Type: news

Repeating a suicide attempt during adolescence: risk and protective factors 12  months after hospitalization - Mirkovic B, Cohen D, Garny de la Rivière S, Pellerin H, Guile JM, Consoli A, Gerardin P.
Suicide attempts (SAs) are a public health concern in adolescence. A brief hospitalization is recommended, but access to inpatient wards is often not available. In addition, numerous risk factors for SA recurrence have been identified, but few studies have... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Loneliness and social isolation interventions for older adults: a scoping review of reviews - Fakoya OA, McCorry NK, Donnelly M.
BACKGROUND: Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health concerns in our ageing society. Whilst these experiences occur across the life span, 50% of individuals aged over 60 are at risk of social isolation and one-third will experience some de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Risk factors for child maltreatment fatalities in a national pediatric inpatient database - Kennedy JM, Lazoritz S, Palusci VJ.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Child maltreatment (CM) is recognized as a major public health concern, and an important number of children suffer injuries related to abuse and neglect that result in death. We sought to identify risk factors for CM fatalities a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex difference in the association between physical activity and suicide attempts among adolescents from 48 countries: A global perspective - Felez-Nobrega M, Haro JM, Vancampfort D, Koyanagi A.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent suicide is a global public health concern. Given that physical activity has a positive effect in the prevention and treatment of common psychiatric disorders, it may also protect against suicides. However, global data examining assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Beyond band-aids for bullet holes: firearm violence as a public health priority - Kaufman EJ, Richmond TS.
OBJECTIVES: To review the public health approach to preventing and treating firearm violence. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed, published scholarship and federal data systems. STUDY SELECTION: English-language, indexed research articles on the epidemiology, ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

World Health Organization risk drinking level reductions are associated with improved functioning and are sustained among patients with mild, moderate, and severe alcohol dependence in clinical trials in the United States and United Kingdom - Witkiewitz K, Heather N, Falk DE, Litten RZ, Hasin DS, Kranzler HR, Mann KF, O'Malley SS, Anton RF.
AIMS: To examine whether World Health Organization (WHO) risk level reductions in drinking were achievable, associated with improved functioning, and maintained over time among patients at varying initial alcohol dependence severity levels. DESIGN AND SETT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Using tabletop exercises to evaluate nurses' clinical performance of hazardous materials disaster management: a cross-sectional study - Chiang HH, Ting CW, Chao E, Chen KJ.
BACKGROUND: Hazardous materials (Hazmat) disaster is a specific event with low probability but may be a heavy burden on public health. Competence in Hazmat disaster emergency management is necessary for nurses who care about mass casualties in the first li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Microfinance and violence prevention: a review of the evidence and adaptations for implementation in the U.S - Matjasko JL, D'Inverno AS, Marshall KJ, Kearns MC.
Microfinance programs provide access to small amounts of capital in the form of credit, savings, or financial incentives. There is evidence that microfinance reduces financial strain and reduces violence making it a promising public health approach. Howeve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Neuro-ophthalmologic response to repetitive subconcussive head impacts: a randomized clinical trial - Nowak MK, Bevilacqua ZW, Ejima K, Huibregtse ME, Chen Z, Mickleborough TD, Newman SD, Kawata K.
IMPORTANCE: Subconcussive head impacts have emerged as a complex public health concern. The oculomotor system is sensitive to brain trauma; however, neuro-ophthalmologic response to subconcussive head impacts remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: To examine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence: a novel warning system in which the victims' environment alerts to the danger - Cabello JG.
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) has become a problem of a great magnitude as it is a leading cause of death for women according to the World Health Organization. This paper presents a novel Early Warning System (EWS) for locating and protecting potential v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of suicidality in Andalusia (Spain): results of the epidemiological study PISMA-ep - Huertas P, Moreno-K üstner B, Gutiérrez B, Cervilla JA.
BACKGROUND: Suicidality is an important public health problem. Hence, the aims of this study are to report prevalence rates and correlates of suicidality in Andalusia (Southern Spain). METHODS: This is a cross-sectional household survey conducted o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Psychosocial stressors and protective factors for major depression in youth: evidence from a case-control study - Piechaczek CE, Pehl V, Feldmann L, Haberstroh S, Allgaier AK, Freisleder FJ, Schulte-K örne G, Greimel E.
BACKGROUND: Severe adverse life events, such as traumatic experiences, are well-known stressors implicated in (youth) major depression (MD). However, to date, far less is known about the role of more common psychosocial stressors in the context of MD, whic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Protective factors against juvenile delinquency: exploring gender with a nationally representative sample of youth - Liu L, Miller SL.
Youth's social bonds' with conventional social institutions (e.g., family and school) and parental management of youth's leisure time represent two dimensions of suppressants against juvenile delinquency. Using Multivariate regression, this paper assesses ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychache predicts suicide attempter status change in students starting university - Lambert CE, Troister T, Ramadan Z, Montemarano V, Fekken GC, Holden RR.
OBJECTIVES: Unlike many investigations that focus on suicide ideation rather than suicidal behavior, the present research evaluates the merit and relative efficacy of psychache (i.e., unbearable mental pain) for predicting self-reported suicide attempts am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Offense-supportive cognitions expressed by men who use internet to sexually exploit children: a thematic analysis - Paquette S, Cortoni F.
Although offense-supportive cognitions are related to the maintenance of contact sexual offending behavior, it is unknown whether this finding also applies to online sexual offending behavior. A few studies have examined the cognitions of men convicted for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mixed episodes and suicide risk: a community sample of young adults - Sverdlichenko I, Jansen K, Souza LDM, da Silva RA, Kapczinski F, Cardoso TA.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults worldwide, and few studies have assessed the factors associated with suicidality in this specific population. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess the association between mixe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Language profiles in children with concussion - Stockbridge MD, Newman RS, Zukowski A, Slawson KK, Doran A, Ratner NB.
Primary Objective: Inform the production of a screening tool for language in children with concussion. The authors predicted that children with a recent concussion would perform the cognitive-linguistic tasks more poorly, but some tasks may be more ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Interactions of the GABRG2 polymorphisms and childhood trauma on suicide attempt and related traits in depressed patients - Yin H, Galfalvy H, Zhang B, Tang W, Xin Q, Li E, Xue X, Li Q, Ye J, Yan N, Mann JJ.
BACKGROUND: Previously, we reported that the longest variant of the GABA A receptor γ2 subunit (GABRG2) was associated with suicidal behavior. The present study therefore aimed to determine whether polymorphisms near the alternatively spliced exon of GABR... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Imaginator: a proof-of-concept feasibility trial of a brief imagery-based psychological intervention for young people who self-harm - Di Simplicio M, Appiah-Kusi E, Wilkinson P, Watson P, Meiser-Stedman C, Kavanagh DJ, Holmes EA.
OBJECTIVES: The Imaginator study tested the feasibility of a short mental imagery-based psychological intervention for young people who self-harm and used a stepped-wedge design to investigate effects on self-harm frequency reduction at 3 and 6  months. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How hospital practitioners can support sofa surfing adolescents to access community mental health services: an English perspective - Quintyne F, Harpin SB.
Informal homelessness or, as Centrepoint describe, 'the hidden homeless' includes young people who may sleep on their friends' or extended family's couches or floor. They estimate that 103,000 people aged 16-24 in the United Kingdom presented to their Loca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heart rate variability reactivity moderates the indirect link between child maltreatment and young adult alcohol use problems via depressive symptoms - Liu S, Oshri A, Duprey EB.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Young adults with childhood maltreatment (CM) histories are particularly vulnerable to depressive symptoms and alcohol use problems. Research suggests that maltreated youth may misuse alcohol in part to alleviate depressive sympt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Headache long after pediatric concussion: presence, intensity, interference, and association with cognition - Kwan V, Plourde V, Yeates KO, Noel M, Brooks BL.
Objective: Document headache presence, intensity, and interference after concussion(s), as well as examine its association with cognition.Participants: Participants 8-19 years of age were assessed on average 34 months (SD = 21.5) after... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fast food consumption and suicide attempts among adolescents aged 12-15 years from 32 countries - Jacob L, Stubbs B, Firth J, Smith L, Haro JM, Koyanagi A.
This study was based on cross-sectional data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey (G... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluating the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide among Latina adolescents using qualitative comparative analysis - Gulbas L, Szlyk H, Zayas LH.
In this study, we explore the cultural and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emotion reactivity, nonsuicidal self-injury, and regulatory emotional self-efficacy: a moderated mediation model of suicide ideation - Liu S, You J, Ying J, Li X, Shi Q.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent suicide ideation (SI) has received increased attention in recent years, and emotion reactivity (ER) has been found to be a risk factor for SI. However, little is known about the mediating and moderating mechanisms underlying this rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Educational attainment in offspring bereaved by sudden parental death from external causes: a national cohort study from birth and throughout adulthood - Burrell LV, Mehlum L, Qin P.
PURPOSE: Previous research has linked loss of a parent during childhood to reduced educational aspirations, school performance, and educational attainment later in life. The potential effect of maternal and paternal bereavement on attainment at all educati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Editorial: Selective prevention in anti-bullying programs: could targeting personality be the answer? - Bowes L.
Bullying is increasingly being viewed as a major public mental health problem; children and adolescents who are victims of bullying are at increased risk of negative psychological, social and educational outcomes. Children who bully others may also be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early-life trauma endophenotypes and brain circuit-gene expression relationships in functional neurological (conversion) disorder - Diez I, Larson AG, Nakhate V, Dunn EC, Fricchione GL, Nicholson TR, Sepulcre J, Perez DL.
Functional neurological (conversion) disorder (FND) is a neuropsychiatric condition whereby individuals present with sensorimotor symptoms incompatible with other neurological disorders. Early-life maltreatment (ELM) is a risk factor for developing FND, ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early interpersonal violence mediates the effect of family history of mental disorder on suicide attempts in a non-clinical sample - Rossi R, Talevi D, Gregori E, Quarta E, Lucaselli A, Pacitti F.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide, with several risk factors, including a family history of mental disorders (FHMD) and interpersonal violence. The relationship between these risk factors needs further investigation. AIM: Ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early childhood and adolescent risk factors for psychotic depression in a general population birth cohort sample - Nietola M, Huovinen H, Heiskala A, Nordstr öm T, Miettunen J, Korkeila J, Jääskeläinen E.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: In the group of severe mental disorders, psychotic depression (PD) is essentially under-researched. Knowledge about the risk factors is scarce and this applies especially to early risk factors. Our aim was to study early childhood a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Constellations of family risk for long-term adolescent antisocial behavior - LoBraico EJ, Bray BC, Feinberg ME, Fosco GM.
Adolescent antisocial behavior (ASB) can have long-term individual and societal consequences. Much of the research on the development of ASB considers risk and protective factors in isolation or as cumulative indices, likely overlooking the co-occurring an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparison of suicide risk and other outcomes among boys and girls who self-harm - Ohlis A, Bjureberg J, Lichtenstein P, D'Onofrio BM, Fruzzetti AE, Cederl öf M, Hellner C.
Little is known about sex differences in outcomes of self-harm, and there are inconclusive results concerning the association between sex, self-harm, and suicide attempts. The aim of this study was to explore sex differences in outcomes of self-harm in ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College students' perceptions of concurrent/successive nonverbal behaviors as sexual consent - King BM, Fallon MR, Reynolds EP, Williamson KL, Barber A, Giovinazzo AR.
In previous studies, researchers had students rate single nonverbal behaviors as signals conveying and inferring sexual consent. In real-life interactions, young people use an array of behaviors occurring concurrently or successively to interpret sexual co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioral therapy for suicide prevention in youth admitted to hospital following an episode of self-harm: a pilot randomized controlled trial - Sinyor M, Williams M, Mitchell R, Zaheer R, Bryan CJ, Schaffer A, Westreich N, Ellis J, Goldstein BI, Cheung AH, Selchen S, Kiss A, Tien H.
BACKGROUND: Self-harm (SH) is among the strongest risk factors for eventual suicide death yet there are limited data on which interventions are most effective for treating SH in youth. METHODS: This single-blind, pilot randomized controlled trial e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Co-creating a virtual alcohol prevention simulation with young people - Vallentin-Holbech L, Dalgaard Guldager J, Dietrich T, Rundle-Thiele S, Majgaard G, Lyk P, Stock C.
Collaborative knowledge generation and involvement of users is known to improve health promotion intervention development, but research about the roles and perspectives of users in the co-creation process is sparse. This research aimed to study how young p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children exposed to intimate partner violence: association among battered mothers' parenting competences and children's behavior - Rosser-Limi ñana A, Suriá-Martínez R, Mateo Pérez MÁ.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to violence perpetrated on a mother by her intimate partner (IPV or intimate partner violence) has an impact on the psychosocial adjustment of her children. In addition, the violence suffered by mothers could affect parental competence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can beauty be-er ignored? A preregistered implicit examination of the beer goggles effect - Monk RL, Qureshi AW, Lee S, Darcy N, Darker G, Heim D.
This study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying, health complaints, and self-rated health among school-aged children and adolescents - Hansson E, Garmy P, Vilhjalmsson R, Kristjansdottir G.
In this study, we used data from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder status and sex moderate mild traumatic brain injury symptom severity in children and adolescents: implications for clinical management - Orban SA, Epstein JN, Carr D, Logan K, Gubanich PJ, Sidol C, Myer GD.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), using a broad parent-reported measure, and to determine whether parent-ratings of mTBI symptoms are higher among those with premorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of clinically important traumatic brain injury and Glasgow Coma Scale scores in children with head injury - Kochar A, Borland ML, Phillips N, Dalton S, Cheek JA, Furyk J, Neutze J, Lyttle MD, Hearps S, Dalziel S, Bressan S, Oakley E, Babl FE.
We describe the relationship between Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores at presentation and risk of ci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between psychosocial problems and unhealthy health behavior patterns among Finnish adolescents - Marttila-Tornio K, Ruotsalainen H, Miettunen J, M ännikkö N, Kääriäinen M.
The aim of the study was to investigate how psychosocial problems in childhood and adolescence associate with an unhealthy health behavior pattern among adolescents in Northern Finland. The study population consisted of 4350 participants, drawn from the No... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associated factors of self-injury among adolescents with autism spectrum disorder in a community and residential treatment setting - Flowers J, Lantz J, Hamlin T, Simeonsson RJ.
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) occurs in up to 50% of individuals with autism. As one of the most serious conditions in individuals with developmental disabilities, SIB affects the individual and his or her family in multiple contexts. A systematic analysis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent hockey players' predispositions to adopt sport and exercise behaviours: an ecological perspective - Huard Pelletier V, Girard S, Lemoyne J.
Organized sport yields many cognitive, social and physical benefits and is one of the most popular types of physical activity for children and adolescents. Despite the benefits of sports participation, a substantial proportion of adolescents fail to meet C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A prospective cohort study on the epidemiology of ocular trauma associated with closed-globe injuries in pediatric age group - Shah SM, Shah MA, Singh R, Rathod C, Khanna R.
PURPOSE: To study the epidemiology of mechanical ocular trauma and closed globe injury using the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology System in patients belonging to the pediatric age group. METHODS: This work involved a prospective cohort study of al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A phenomenological study of immigrant parents of adolescents with delinquent behavior in Israel - Yakhnich L, Walsh SD.
Scarce qualitative literature has focused on understanding the perspective of parents of adolescents involved in crime, and no prior literature has examined how the status of being a parent of an adolescent who is involved in delinquency intersects with be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drinking risk varies within and between Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander samples: a meta-analysis to identify sources of heterogeneity - Conigrave JH, Lee KSK, Zheng C, Wilson S, Perry J, Chikritzhs T, Slade T, Morley K, Room R, Callinan S, Hayman N, Conigrave KM.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: To reduce health and social inequities, it is important to understand how drinking patterns vary within and between Indigenous peoples. We aimed to assess variability in estimates of Indigenous Australian drinking patterns and to ident... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Characteristics of victims of fall-related accidents during mountain hiking - Faulhaber M, Ruedl G, Schneider F, Walter D, Sterr R, Schobersberger W, Schwendinger F, Pocecco E.
The study evaluated characteristics of non-fatal mountain hiking accidents caused by falls. Questionnaires were sent to mountain hikers who suffered a fall-related accident in Tyrol (Austria) during a 3-year period. The questionnaire included details of so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Associations between major depressive symptoms and drinking onset: do sex and age matter? - Cheng HG, Kendler KS, Edwards AC.
BACKGROUND: There has been mixed evidence about whether major depression predicts drinking onset. Empirical evidence about whether the heterogeneity of major depressive symptoms differentially predicts drinking onset is scarce, and potential sex- and age-v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news