Blog Post » Addressing the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide
In this message for National Suicide Prevention Month, Dr. Gordon describes NIMH ’ s efforts to address the rising rates of suicide in the U.S. among Black youth. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Comparing strategies for identifying falls in older adult emergency department visits using EHR data - Patterson BW, Jacobsohn GC, Maru AP, Venkatesh AK, Smith MA, Shah MN, Mendon ça EA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Quality indicators for patients with traumatic brain injury in European intensive care units: a CENTER-TBI study - Huijben JA, Wiegers EJA, Ercole A, De Keizer NF, Maas AIR, Steyerberg EW, Citerio G, Wilson L, Polinder S, Nieboer D, Menon D, Lingsma HF, van der Jagt M, Åkerlund C, Amrein K, Andelic N, Andreassen L, Audibert G, Azouvi P, Azzolini ML, Bartels R, Beer R, Bellander BM, Benali H, Berardino M, Beretta L, Beqiri E, Blaabjerg M, Lund SB, Brorsson C, Büki A, Cabeleira M, Caccioppola A, Calappi E, Calvi MR, Cameron P, Lozano GC, Carbonara M, Castaño-Leon AM, Cavallo S, Chevallard G, Chieregato A, Coburn M, Coles J, Cooper JD, Correia M, Czeiter E, Czosnyka M, Dahyot-Fizelier C, Dark P, De Keyser V, Degos V, Corte FD, den Boogert H, Depreitere B, Dilvesi D, Dixit A, Dreier J, Dulière GL, Ezer E, Fabricius M, Foks K, Frisvold S, Furmanov A, Galanaud D, Gantner D, Ghuysen A, Giga L, Golubovic J, Gómez PA, Grossi F, Gupta D, Haitsma I, Helbok R, Helseth E, Hutchinson PJ, Jankowski S, Johnson F, Karan M, Kolias AG, Kondziella D, Koraropoulos E, Koskinen LO, Kovacs N, Kowark A, Lagares A, Laureys S, Lecky F, Ledoux D, Lejeune A, Lightfoot R, Mana ra A, Martino C, Maréchal H, Mattern J, McMahon C, Menovsky T, Misset B, Muraleedharan V, Murray L, Negru A, Nelson D, Newcombe V, Nyirádi J, Ortolano F, Payen JF, Perlbarg V, Persona P, Peul W, Piippo-Karjalainen A, Ples H, Pomposo I, Posti JP, Puybasset L, Rădoi A, Ragauskas A, Raj R, Rhodes J, Richter S, Ročka S, Roe C, Roise O, Rosenfeld JV, Rosenlund C, Rosenthal G, Rossaint R, Rossi S, Sahuquillo J, Sandrød O, Sakowitz O, Sanchez-Porras R, Schirmer-Mikalsen K, Schou RF, Smielewski P, Sorinola A, Stamatakis E, Stocchetti N, Sundström N, Takala R, Tamas V, Tamosuitis T, Tenovuo O, Th omas M, Tibboel D, Tolias C, Trapani T, Tudora CM, Vajkoczy P, Vallance S, Valeinis E, Vámos Z, Van der Steen G, van Dijck JTJM, van Essen TA, van Wijk RPJ, Vargiolu A, Vega E, Vik A, Vilcinis R, Volovici V, Voormolen D, Vuleković P, Williams G, Winzeck S, Wolf S, Younsi A, Zeiler FA, Ziverte A, Z oerle T, Clusmann H, the CENTER-TBI investigators and participants for the ICU stratum.
The aim of this study is to validate a previously published consensus-based quality indicator set for the management of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) at intensive care units (ICUs) in Europe and to study its potential for quality measurement a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

From neutral to high gear: critical implementation drivers for PREPaRE school safety and crisis response in practice - Woitaszewski SA, Savage TA, Zaslofsky AF.
School safety and crisis prevention, preparedness, and response initiatives have become standard operating procedures in schools throughout the USA. PREPaRE, a comprehensive curriculum developed by school-employed mental health professionals for school-bas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Firearm suicide mortality among emergency department patients with physical health problems - Goldman-Mellor S, Hall C, Cerd á M, Bhat H.
PURPOSE: Individuals with poor physical and mental health may face elevated risk for suicide, particularly suicide by firearm. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study used statewide, longitudinally-linked ED patient record and mortality data to examin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The moderating role of community resiliency on suicide risk in the transgender population - Cogan CM, Scholl JA, Cole HE, Davis JL.
Transgender individuals are disproportionately impacted by negative mental and physical health outcomes, including increased suicide risk. The gender minority stress theory proposes a potential pathway to suicide risk through distal and proximal stressors.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Mental Illness Recognition Up in U.K. General Hospital Admissions
Diagnostic recording less accurate for those with minority ethnicity, married status, better health (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Event
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 22, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The global scale of the coronavirus disaster demands a global response | Tom Kibasi
Just as world leaders came together after the second world war at Bretton Woods, now we need to create a new framework for health securityThe scale of the coronavirus crisis is hard to fully comprehend: globally, more than30 million people have contracted the virus and nearly 1 million have died. The UN estimates that the pandemic will mean$8.5tn in lost output for the world this year and next. The wider social and economic costs – from poverty to mental illness todomestic violence– are almost impossible to quantify.Yet the global scale of the disaster has not been met with a global response of the same magnitu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Tom Kibasi Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World Health Organization World news Science Society Infectious diseases Medical research Source Type: news

10 awe-inspiring walks around the UK
Scientists found weekly ‘awe walks’ led to more positive emotions among study participants - here are some of the nation’s most wondrous locationsShare your awe-inspiring walks with usThe Romantics first drew our attention to “awe” in the natural world and now scientists have confirmed its value.Older adults who took weekly “awe walks” reported increased positive emotions and less distress in their daily lives, according toa study published in the journal Emotion.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Environment Walking Health & wellbeing Fitness Hobbies Life and style UK news Mental health Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Society Science Source Type: news

A Billion People A Day Going Hungry, Leaving Children Most Vulnerable
Any given day, a billion people are vulnerable to be exploited due to lack of food. Hunger isn't just going to bed one night with a stomach that growls. Lack of food determines how a child develops physically, mentally and emotionally. It also influences decisions that parents make – good and bad. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Behaviour change interventions to reduce risky substance use and improve mental health in children in care: the SOLID three-arm feasibility RCT
In this study, only 20% of participants attended the interventions, and screening and recruitment of children required more time and resources than planned, so a full trial is not feasible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How does racism impact the mental health and wellbeing of Black and Asian LGBT+ people?
Centre for Mental Health wants to better understand the impact of racism on the mental health and wellbeing of Black and Asian LGBT+ people in the UK. Are you Black or Asian and LGBT+? Can you help? We know that discrimination, in all its forms, can have negative impacts on mental health. However, we are yet to fully understand the impact of racism on LGBT+ people from Black and Asian communities. We would to talk to you about your experiences, listen to your stories, and publish a number of short articles to raise awareness about what the impacts of racism are and what can be done to stop it. Are you interested in taking ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health & Her launch fully integrated menopause supplement range and app
The supplements support the relief of many of the symptoms of both menopause and perimenopause. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NIH study details self-reported experiences with post-exertional malaise in ME/CFS
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) One of the major symptoms of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is post-exertional malaise (PEM), the worsening of symptoms after physical or mental activities. Using their own words and experiences, people with ME/CFS described how debilitating PEM can be in a study in Frontiers in Neurology. This is the first publication to come out of the National Institutes of Health's intramural post-infectious ME/CFS study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Childhood sexual abuse: Mental and physical after-effects closely linked
(University of Montreal) A new study has uncovered a correlation between psychological distress and genital and urinary health problems in female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When Newt Gingrich told the truth about George Soros, Fox News demanded SILENCE... because "Soros" is the name that may not be spoken
(Natural News) In a very bizarre exchange on Fox News’ Outnumbered, guest Newt Gingrich was essentially censored for bringing up the name of Hungarian-American philanthropist George Soros. Gingrich, the former House Speaker, mentioned during his appearance how billionaire Soros has been using his substantial wealth to influence local district attorney races throughout the country, who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The infection that could be more deadly for students than coronavirus
Student Ben de Souza from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, had contracted a particularly aggressive form of meningitis B, a strain responsible for most cases of bacterial meningitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are migraines and the menopause linked to cardiac issues?
PROFESSOR ANGELA MAAS: When I did my cardiology training in the 1980s, I learnt that women with chest pain were 'weird', with strange symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Will Our Mental Health Be Affected By This New Financial Crisis?
Psychological research on past financial disasters may offer guidance on how people will respond to the current economic catastrophe and give us insight on how to handle the impending mental health crisis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Misha Gajewski, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Source Type: news

Nursing boost for England ’s NHS
Hospitals, mental health and community trusts in England are set to receive a multi million-pound boost to help recruit thousands more nurses. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Against the odds, delivering mental health support in Yemen
SANA ’A, Yemen –Years of war, poverty and gender-based violence have taken a serious toll on the mental health of many women and girls in Yemen. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic hardships have only aggravated their situation.Marwa* has experienced these stresses first-hand. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Video » HIV-Related Intersectional Stigma Research Advances and Opportunities Workshop (Virtual)
On July 13, the National Institute of Mental Health held a virtual meeting to help promote HIV prevention and treatment science, as well as inform the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative (EHE) and HIV efforts worldwide through furthering HIV-related intersectional stigma and discrimination research advances and opportunities. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Virtual Workshop: HIV-Related Intersectional Stigma Research Advances and Opportunities
On July 13, the National Institute of Mental Health held a virtual meeting to help promote HIV prevention and treatment science, as well as inform the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative (EHE) and HIV efforts worldwide through furthering HIV-related intersectional stigma and discrimination research advances and opportunities. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Timing of Gender - Affirming Care Linked to Mental Health
Mental health worse with late pubertal stage, older age for youth presenting for gender - affirming care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Fall Risk Rises Even in Alzheimer's Early Stages
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- In older people a fall can sometimes be a sign of oncoming Alzheimer's disease, even in the absence of mental issues, new research suggests. Although falls are common among older people, in some cases they can be a sign of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Illumina to acquire Peninsula cancer detection biotech Grail in $8B deal
The agreement comes after Menlo Park-based Grail filed plans earlier in September to go public later in the year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ted Andersen Source Type: news

Illumina to acquire Peninsula cancer detection biotech Grail in $8 billion deal
The agreement comes after Menlo Park-based Grail filed plans earlier in September to go public later in the year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ted Andersen Source Type: news

Phages: the tiny viruses that could help beat superbugs
Bacteriophages were superseded by modern antibiotics, but scientists believe they could be key to conquering antimicrobial resistanceIt is, say enthusiasts, the cure that the world forgot. An old therapy that could take on the new superbugs.Discovered in 1917 by French Canadian biologist F élix d’Hérelle, phages – or bacteriophages – are tiny viruses that arenatural predators of bacteria. In many countries they were supplanted during the second world war by antibiotics but continued to be used for decades in eastern Europe.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Cl ément Girardot Tags: Global development Drug resistance Antibiotics Health Science Drugs Africa Source Type: news

‘How Am I Going To Make It?’ Months of Eviction Uncertainty Are Taking a Toll on Millions of Families
Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Marlenis Zambrano is out of money. A 48-year-old single mother in Virginia, she tried her best to get by after being furloughed from her Defense Department daycare job in March by selling homemade face masks and empanadas to help support her two dependent children, both in college. She twice applied for housing relief from Arlington County, but was denied because, at the time, she had $5,000 in savings intended for her daughter’s tuition. With that money long gone, Zambrano is living off her credit card, racking up $5,000 in charges to pay for her Arlington, Virginia apartment....
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Britain needs to live with coronavirus, not in fear of it | Simon Jenkins
Vallance and Whitty spoke reasonably and sincerely in their press conference. But their data was selective, and they seem determined to cause alarmThank goodness for scientists talking about coronavirus rather than politicians. They speak English and sound sincere.Today ’s presentation by Whitehall ’s Sir Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty was devoid of slogan and cliche. They just wanted to say that the virus was back, Covid-19 numbers were rising and we all should be worried. So far so reasonable.What they did not do was take questions on their alarming thesis or indicate how it should affect government policy...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Simon Jenkins Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Patrick Vallance Chris Whitty Infectious diseases UK news Medical research Politics Source Type: news

Norm Eisen identified as man allegedly behind “color revolution” to take down President Trump following his Election Day victory
(Natural News) It’s becoming more obvious by the day that the Marxists who have hijacked the Democratic Party are fully aware that they have no chance of defeating President Trump with an elderly man whose mental faculties are fading fast. It’s obvious because of the scheming that is taking place overtly and behind the scenes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual abuse amongst secondary school students in Port Harcourt, South-South Nigeria: a rising public health menace, factors and implications - Okagua J, Alex-Hart BA.
BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse has been implicated in most of adult psychopathologies including depression, post-traumatic stress disorders, eating disorders and even suicide. However, it remains a hidden truth due to stigmatization and cultural expectatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early identification of bipolar disorder among young adults - a 22-year community birth cohort - Rabelo-da-Ponte FD, Feiten JG, Mwangi B, Barros FC, Wehrmeister FC, Menezes AM, Kapczinski F, Passos IC, Kunz M.
OBJECTIVE: We set forth to build a prediction model of individuals who would develop bipolar disorder (BD) using machine learning techniques in a large birth cohort. METHODS: A total of 3,748 subjects were studied at birth, 11, 15, 18, at 22 years of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Quality of media reporting following a celebrity suicide in India - Menon V, Kar SK, Varadharajan N, Kaliamoorthy C, Pattnaik JI, Sharma G, Mukherjee S, Shirahatti NB, Ransing R, Padhy SK, Arafat SMY.
BACKGROUND: Celebrity suicides have the potential to trigger suicide contagion, particularly when media reporting is detailed and imbalanced. We aimed to assess the quality of media reporting of suicide of a popular Indian entertainment celebrity against t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Suicidality in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a systematic literature review - Osborn E, Brooks J, O'Brien PMS, Wittkowski A.
Previous research has identified how menstruation is an important factor in both attempted and completed suicides for women. The purpose of this review was to outline (a) the risk profile for suicidality in women who were identified to experience Premenstr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

High behavioral inhibition system/behavioral activation system sensitivity, childhood emotional neglect and their interaction as possible related factors for adult attachment style in depression - Huh HJ, Jeong BR, Hwang JH, Chae JH.
OBJECTIVE Individual differences in attachment insecurity are important in a broad range of mental health problems. However, few em- pirical studies have examined the clinical factors that contribute to individual differences in attachment style. This st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moderating effect of mindfulness on the influence of stress on depression according to the level of stress among university students in South Korea - Park KH, Kim H, Kim J.
Stress and depression are representative of the mental health problems of university students worldwide. This cross-sectional study explored the moderating effect of mindfulness on the influence of stress on depression according to the degree of life stres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hidden scars: the impact of violence and the COVID-19 pandemic on children's mental health - Maalla M'jid N.
More than 1 billion children are exposed to violence every year. The devastating immediate and long-term impact of violence on the mental health of children is well established. Despite commitments made by the international community to end violence agains... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Experience of child abuse among secondary school students in Baptist High School, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria - Adeyemi OO, Sally GG, Chiamaka OOS, Oghogho EA, Rimamfatem AJ.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse is a major social problem in the world millions of children are being forced to work on extremely difficult circumstances of exploitation which affect their physical mental developments. In school-aged children, subtle clinical mani... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alexithymia, aggressive behavior and depression among Lebanese adolescents: a cross-sectional study - Sfeir E, Geara C, Hallit S, Obeid S.
BACKGROUND: For a long time, Lebanon has been considered an unstable country. This can have a negative impact on Lebanese adolescents that consequently face secondary emotional stress, leading to more mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rebound of severe alcoholic intoxications in adolescents and young adults after CoViD-19 lockdown - Grigoletto V, Cognigni M, Occhipinti AA, Abbracciavento G, Carrozzi M, Barbi E, Cozzi G.
PURPOSE: The coronavirus lockdown in Italy ended, but the postlockdown phase may be even more challenging than the outbreak itself if the impact on mental health is considered. To date, little evidence is available about the effect of lockdown release in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social media and mental health among early adolescents in  Sweden: a longitudinal study with 2-year follow-up (KUPOL Study) - Beeres DT, Andersson F, Vossen HGM, Galanti MR.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to assess the longitudinal associations between the frequency of social media use and symptoms of mental ill-health among Swedish adolescents. METHODS: Data came from KUPOL, a Swedish school-based longitudinal cohort a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The structure of distress tolerance and neighboring emotion regulation abilities - Conway CC, Naragon-Gainey K, Harris MT.
Distress tolerance has fuzzy boundaries with neighboring emotion regulation abilities. In the present study, we probed the structure of this domain and examined its link to emotional disorder outcomes. We recruited mental health patient (ns = 225 and 210) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bottom-up and top-down approaches to understanding oppositional defiant disorder symptoms during early childhood: a mixed method study - Ljungstr öm BM, Kenne Sarenmalm E, Axberg U.
BACKGROUND: Children with clinical levels of conduct problems are at high risk of developing mental health problems such as persistent antisocial behavior or emotional problems in adolescence. Serious conduct problems in childhood also predict poor functio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Demographic, clinical and social characteristics of forensic patients diagnosed with schizophrenia at the Free State Psychiatric Complex, Bloemfontein, South Africa - Setlaba NNC, Mosotho NL, Joubert G.
Schizophrenia, prevalent in forensic mental health settings, is chronic and devastating, with a generally unfavourable course and prognosis. The aim of this study was to determine the demographic, clinical and social characteristics of forensic patients di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

An integrated spatio-temporal approach to examine the consequences of driving under the influence (DUI) in crashes - Liu J, Li X, Khattak AJ.
Driving under the influence (DUI) is illegal in the United States because a driver's mental and motor skills can be seriously impaired by alcohol or drugs. Consequently, DUI violators' involvement in severe crashes is high. Motivated by the spatial and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist-related intoxication: impact and legislative success - Hassen GW, Eng A, Scherbakova I, Majid AEA, Piscina AR, Amilineni T, Francois C, Roy A, Yiu K, Li C, Lyashenko M, Diep M, Chirurgi R, Pashmforoosh G, Kalantari H.
Synthetic cannabinoids Receptor Agonist (SCRA) intoxication presents with various medical and psychiatric symptoms. The products are sold as K2 or Spice. The symptoms range from agitation, altered mental status (AMS), lethargy, paranoid behavior, psychosis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The 2019-20 bushfires and COVID-19: the ongoing impact on the mental health of people living in rural and farming communities - Usher K, Ranmuthugala G, Maple M, Durkin J, Douglas L, Coffey Y, Bhullar N.
It is well established that bushfires and other natural disasters have long term-effects on the mental health of affected individuals and communities (Black Dog Institute, 2020). These effects can last for years as demonstrated following the 2009 Black Sat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Social media use and mental health during the CoViD-19 pandemic: moderator role of disaster stressor and mediator role of negative affect - Zhao N, Zhou G.
BACKGROUND: Informed by the differential susceptibility to media effects model (DSMM), the current study aims to investigate associations of COVID-19-related social media use with mental health outcomes and to uncover potential mechanisms underlying the li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news