Depression and suicidal ideation among patients with cancer in the United States: a population-based study - Abdel-Rahman O.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the association between cancer diagnosis and depression and suicidal ideation in a population-based cohort in the United States. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Brief cognitive-based psychosocial intervention and case management for suicide attempters discharged from the emergency department in Taipei, Taiwan: a randomized controlled study - Lin YC, Liu SI, Chen SC, Sun FJ, Huang HC, Huang CR, Chiu YC.
We examined the effectiveness of brief cognitive-based psychotherapy plus standard case management in the prevention of further suicide attempts, clinical severity, and treatment adherence in a randomized clinical trial compared with standard ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Suicidal Patients Often Excluded From Antidepressant Trials Suicidal Patients Often Excluded From Antidepressant Trials
Clinical trials of antidepressants that inform FDA approval decisions often exclude suicidal patients, leaving clinicians uncertain of the efficacy of these drugs in this patient population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence
Emergency department visits for suicidal ideation and/or self-directed harm rose significantly in 2018 compared to the prior year, according to this report.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

NHS 'took 18 months to help after suicide attempt'
Poor treatment for those who self-harm or attempt suicide is putting lives at risk, psychiatrists say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid protests, Portugal lawmakers vote to allow euthanasia
Portugal’s parliament has voted in favor of allowing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

American Lung Association Hawaii names new executive director
The American Lung Association has named Pedro Haro as its new executive director in Hawaii, the voluntary health organization announced Thursday. Haro enters the role with with more than 20 years of experience leading statewide campaigns and programs, including leading efforts to help pass Hawaii's Kupuna Caregiver's Act, facilitating campaigns for the Hawaii Tobacco Quitline, and overseeing the launch of Kokua Life at Mental Health America of Hawaii, the first suicide prevention app in the state.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury and exposure to suicidal behaviors among Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal study - Liu ZZ, Wang XT, Liu XC, Wang ZY, An D, Jia CX.
This study was to examine the associations between exposure to suicidal behaviors and NSSI in the Chinese adolescents. Methods: Participants incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trends in US suicide deaths, 1999 to 2017, in the context of suicide prevention legislation - Mishara BL, Stijelja S.
Burstein et al1 have reported that visits to US hospital emergency departments (EDs) for suicide attempts (SA) or suicide ideation (SI) doubled among youth aged 5 to 18 years between 2007 and 2015. The question remains whether this trend is paralleled ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social violence increases the risk of suicidal ideation among undergraduate medical students - Escobar-Padilla B, M árquez-González H, Consejo Y Chapela C, López-Sepúlveda AC, Sepúlveda Vildósola AC.
BACKGROUND: Depression is highly prevalent worldwide, and may have fatal consequences. Violence is associated to psychopathology and has exponentially increased in some areas of Mexico. Healthcare professionals are vulnerable to increased anxiety, depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and attempts in the United States of America among stimulant-treated, non-stimulant-treated, and untreated patients with a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Siffel C, DerSarkissian M, Kponee-Shovein K, Spalding W, Gu YM, Cheng M, Duh MS.
BACKGROUND: Studies of the association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug therapy and suicidal ideation and attempts (SIA) have conflicting results. METHODS: Cohorts of patients with ADHD aged 6 years or older with at leas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Frequency of rehospitalization after hospitalization for suicidal ideation or suicidal behavior in patients with depression - Cepeda MS, Schuemie M, Kern DM, Reps J, Canuso C.
This study sought to: 1. determine the frequency of rehospitalization with diagnosis of suicidal ideation or suicide attempt (SI/SA) within a year and how often patients had multiple rehospitalizations; 2. identify the time period for which the risk of reh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation, behavior, and mortality in male and female US veterans with severe mental illness - Aslan M, Radhakrishnan K, Rajeevan N, Sueiro M, Goulet JL, Li Y, Depp C, Concato J, Harvey PD.
BACKGROUND: We compared male and female American veterans with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder regarding clinical characteristics associated with lifetime suicidal ideation and behavior. Subsequent mortality, including death by suicide, was also assessed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The influence of stigma on suicide bereavement: a systematic review - Evans A, Abrahamson K.
Suicide loss affects a significant proportion of the population, and despite its prevalence there remains a stigma surrounding death by suicide. It is important for health professionals to understand the effects of suicide stigma on surviving friends and f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression and suicidality: a link to premature T helper cell aging and increased Th17 cells - Carmen S, Valles-Colomer M, Arolt V, M üller N, Raes J, Wijkhuijs A, Claes S, Drexhage H, Elske V.
BACKGROUND: Previous research has demonstrated a strong link between immune system abnormalities and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). High suicide risk is a major complication of MDD and has recently been linked to strong (neuro-)immune alterations, but li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sex differences in brain gene expression among suicide completers - Cabrera-Mendoza B, Fresno C, Monroy-Jaramillo N, Fries GR, Walss-Bass C, Glahn DC, Ostrosky-Wegman P, Mendoza-Morales RC, Garcia-Dolores F, D íaz-Otañez CE, González-Sáenz EE, Genis-Mendoza AD, Martinez-Magaña JJ, Romero-Pimentel AL, Flores G, Vázquez-Roque RA, Nicolini H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates vary substantially by sex. Suicides committed by males significantly outnumber female suicides. Disparities in community and social factors provide a partial explanation for this phenomenon. Thus, the evaluation of sex differences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Counseling on access to lethal means in the emergency department: a script for improved comfort - Mueller KL, Chirumbole D, Naganathan S.
Individuals with suicidal ideation (SI) frequently present to the emergency department (ED). We hypothesized that CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means training improves non-physician provider comfort with delivering an ED-based counseling interventio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Is suicide reporting in Bangla online news portals sensible? A year-round content analysis against World Health Organization guidelines - Arafat SMY, Mali B, Akter H.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

WHO-mhGAP training in Mexico: increasing knowledge and readiness for the identification and management of depression and suicide risk in primary care - Robles R, Lopez-Garcia P, Miret M, Cabello M, Cisneros E, Rizo A, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Medina-Mora ME.
BACKGOUND: In order to reduce the treatment gap of mental disorders, the World Health Organization (WHO) has proposed the mhGAP guidelines to be implemented globally. AIM OF THE STUDY: To examine the effectivity of a training course based on the WH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Natural language processing of clinical mental health notes may add predictive value to existing suicide risk models - Levis M, Leonard Westgate C, Gui J, Watts BV, Shiner B.
This study evaluated whether natural language processing (NLP) of psychotherapy note text provides additional accuracy over and above currently used suicide prediction models. METHODS: We used a cohort of Veterans Health Administration ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Lifetime and prospective associations among personality trait domains and suicide-related behaviors in patients with severe mental illness - Orme WH, Szczepanek AE, Allen JG, Oldham JM, Madan A, Frueh BC, Fowler JC.
BACKGROUND: Despite extensive research and clinical efforts, the suicide rate in the United States continues to rise, driving the need for more research to identify latent factors that increase risk for suicide and to guide treatment decision-making. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prevention over prediction: the psychiatrist challenge of suicide risk assessment in the emergency department - Hern ández-Calle D, Martínez-Alés G, Román-Mazuecos E, Rodríguez-Vega B, Bravo-Ortiz MF.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Removal of an impaled intraocular hair comb following self-inflicted trauma - Markovitz M, Hamburger J, Fromm BS, Carr B, Zhang XC.
Ocular trauma is one of the most common and vision-threatening ophthalmic presentations with a wide spectrum of complications, such as bleeding, infection, vision loss, and enucleation. A 64-year-old-male presented to the emergency department (ED) with a s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Excessive Masculinity Linked to High Suicide Risk Excessive Masculinity Linked to High Suicide Risk
Excessive masculinity is linked to a significantly increased risk for death by suicide in men, a finding that underscores the central role of gender in suicide death, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Why firearms officers returned Lionel Desmond's gun licence after suicide attempt, police calls
A firearms officer who reviewed Lionel Desmond's gun licence after a suicide attempt explained how a veteran with complex mental illness was able to get the licence back. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Japan activates global suicide mission, begins releasing thousands of potentially cross-infected cruise ship passengers onto the streets of Tokyo starting TODAY
(Natural News) Japan’s global suicide mission has now begun. Hours ago, Japan’s Ministry of Health (which should be called the “Ministry of Suicide”) authorized the release of thousands of cruise ship passengers onto the streets of Tokyo, even though previous testing has found that up to 26% of tested people on the ship are infected... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shotguns Often Play Tragic Role in Rural Teens' Suicides: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Could stricter safety rules for rifles and shotguns help prevent suicide? Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore analyzed nearly 4,000 firearm suicides and found that long guns, not handguns, are more often the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Comparing suicide attempters with and without mental disorders: a study of young adults in rural China - Li N, Zhang J, Wang H, Yang F.
Over 90% of suicides in the West could be diagnosed with mental disorders, while only 50-70% of Chinese suicides had mental disorders. Using data from a case-control study on suicide attempt, we aimed to compare characteristics and risk factors between sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rural and Agricultural Issues Source Type: news

Association of geomagnetic disturbances and suicide attempts in Taiwan, 1997-2013: a cross-sectional study - Nishimura T, Tsai IJ, Yamauchi H, Nakatani E, Fukushima M, Hsu CY.
BACKGROUND: A previous study in Japan found that monthly mean K index values were related to the monthly number of male, but not female, suicides. Correlations between geomagnetic disturbances and suicide/depression have also been reported in countries suc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transgender patients self-medicating over NHS waits
One woman, who has waited over two years to be seen, said it had left her suicidal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: ‘ Tough Guys ’ May Be At Higher Risk Of Suicide
BOSTON (CBS) – Men die by suicide three and a half times more often than women and a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that so-called “tough guys” may be at especially high risk. Traits of what they call high traditional masculinity include being physically fit, not crying, not emotional, not moody, more likely to take risks and fighting tendencies. Researchers at Fordham University looked at data on more than 20,000 teens and found that those identified as having high traditional masculinity were more than twice as likely to die by suicide. They also were slightly more likely to report havi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Suicide 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suicide ideation among pregnant women: the role of different experiences of childhood abuse - Zhang X, Sun J, Wang J, Chen Q, Cao D, Wang J, Cao F.
BACKGROUND: Childhood abuse has a negative effect on mental health during pregnancy; however, the association between childhood abuse and suicide ideation has received relatively little attention. METHOD: Women at 28 weeks or more into their pregna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The significance of site of cut in self-harm in young people - Gardner KJ, Bickley H, Turnbull P, Kapur N, Taylor P, Clements C.
This study aimed to explo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trends in depressive symptoms and suicidality: Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009-2017 - Pontes NMH, Ayres CG, Pontes MCF.
BACKGROUND: Death by suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Healthy People 2020 set a goal to reduce by 10% the rate of suicide attempts that required treatment and designated the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YBRS) to measu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Youth self report thought problems and sleep difficulties are linked to suicidal ideation among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents - Thompson EC, Fox KA, Lapomardo A, Hunt JI, Wolff JC.
Objectives: Thought problems, such as hallucinations and delusional or disorganized ideas, have been associated with increased sleep problems and risk for suicidal ideation (SI). Sleep problems ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Functional disability, depression, and suicidal ideation in older prisoners - Barry LC, Coman E, Wakefield D, Trestman RL, Conwell Y, Steffens DC.
BACKGROUND: The population of older prisoners (age ≥50), a group with high suicide rates, is growing. We sought to explore the associations among functional disability, depression, and suicidal ideation (SI) among older prisoners, focusing on the mediati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Verbal victimisation, depressive symptoms, and suicide risk among sexual minority adults in France: results from the nationally-representative 2017 Health Barometer survey - El-Khoury F, Heron M, van der Waerden J, Leon C, du Rosco ät E, Velter A, Lydié N, Sitbon A.
PURPOSE: Our study estimates rates of depressive symptoms and suicide risk according to sexual minority status, and examines the mediating effect of verbal victimisation in the association between sexual minority status and mental health outcomes. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Antidepressants and suicidality: a re-analysis of the re-analysis - Kaminski JA, Bschor T.
BACKGROUND: A recent study by Hengartner and Pl öderl describes a strong increase for suicides (odds ratio (OR) of 2.83, 95% CI=1.13-9.67) and suicide attempts (OR=2.38 95%, CI=1.63-3.61) in antidepressant treated patients as compared to placebo. The autho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Midlife mortality in White non-Hispanic male veterans enrolled in Department of Veterans Affairs primary care, 2003-2014 - Liu CF, Hebert P, Wong ES, Nelson K, Maynard C.
BACKGROUND: After years of decline in mortality rates in the United States, there have been increases in mortality rates in White non-Hispanic Americans ages 45-54, due to increases in deaths from suicide, poisoning, and alcoholic liver disease. OB... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news