WNY providers grow mental health services during pandemic that will stick around long after
While the pandemic was busy spiking depression, addiction, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and other crises in people, the region ’s mental and behavioral health programs were building more services to get ahead of the growing demand. Leaders believe much of what was developed during the height of the pandemic will continue long after it ends. As a result, they say, Western New York will have access to a greater number of s ervices than ever. Much of the expansion came because of an infusion of government… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Annemarie Franczyk Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of suicidal behavior among patients and residents in northwest Ethiopia - Belete H, Misgan E, Belete T.
There are a million suicide deaths in the world annually, and 75% of these occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, there are limited resources to prevent suicidal deaths in those regions. The aim was to assess the prevalence of suicidal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The global prevalence of depression, suicide ideation, and attempts in the military forces: a systematic review and Meta-analysis of cross sectional studies - Moradi Y, Dowran B, Sepandi M.
BACKGROUND: Given the wide range of depressive disorders, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in various military studies around the world, determining the exact prevalence of these disorders in line with health planning as well as care and treatment se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Orthopaedic surgeon burnout and suicide: social isolation as a driver of self-harm - Hogan WB, Daniels AH.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide among Scottish military veterans: follow-up and trends - Bergman BP, Mackay DF, Pell JP.
OBJECTIVES: The risk of suicide among UK military veterans remains unclear. Few recent studies have been undertaken, and most studies found no clear evidence of increased risk. We used data from the Trends in Scottish Veterans Health cohort to investigate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Risk factors for deliberate self-harm and suicide among adolescents and young adults with first-episode psychosis - Moe AM, Llamocca E, Wastler HM, Steelesmith DL, Brock G, Bridge JA, Fontanella CA.
This study identifies risk fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Methods of attempted suicide and risk factors in LGBTQ+ youth - Wang Y, Feng Y, Han M, Duan Z, Wilson A, Fish J, Sun S, Chen R.
This study aimed to identify patterns of attempted suicide methods and risk factors in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other gender/sexual minority (LGBTQ+) youth by comparing them to non-LGBTQ+ youth. METHODS: A total of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Influential factors of non-suicidal self-injury in an Eastern cultural context: a qualitative study from the perspective of school mental health professionals - Chen X, Zhou Y, Li L, Hou Y, Liu D, Yang X, Zhang X.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is becoming a serious public health concern worldwide. In recent years, there has seen a significant increase in both the growth rate and cases of NSSI in Eastern countries, such as Japan, India, and C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Family and peer relationships in a residential youth sample: exploring unique, non-linear, and interactive associations with depressive symptoms and suicide risk - Rivers AS, Russon J, Winston-Lindeboom P, Ruan-Iu L, Diamond G.
This study examines a clinical, residential sample of 939 adoles... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide attempt induced by drug-induced leukoencephalopathy: a case report - Maehara R, Kawamata Y, Ichikawa M, Mitani K, Yasui-Furukori N, Shimoda K.
BACKGROUND: Leukoencephalopathy is identified during the administration of anticancer drugs. Symptoms vary from neurological symptoms to psychiatric symptoms depending on the site of damage. There have been no previous reports of suicide attempts due to dr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Psychometric properties and diagnostic capacity of the Scale of Resilience to Suicide Attempts-18 - S ánchez-Teruel D, Robles-Bello MA, García-León A, Muela-Martínez JA.
OBJECTIVE: Early detection of suicide attempts remains a handicap for suicide prevention. Most studies have focused on risk factors, but few have assessed protective factors that promote resilient outcomes, especially in subpopulations vulnerable to suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors in bipolar disorder type 1 - Maamouri R, Ellini S, Znaidi F, Cheour M, Dammak R.
OBJECTIVES: Bipolar disorder is one of the most common and severe psychiatric conditions. It is frequently complicated by suicidal behaviors, and patients with BD are among those at higher risk of suicide. The aims of our study were to evaluate the predict... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior sociocultural factors in developing countries during COVID-19 - Shoib S, Gait án Buitrago JET, Shuja KH, Aqeel M, de Filippis R, Abbas J, Ullah I, Arafat SMY.
OBJECTIVES: Sociocultural factors in the aftermath of any pandemic can play a role in increasing suicidal behavior like suicidal ideation, suicidal attempts, or suicide. The authors discuss the risk and predisposing factors for suicidal ideation among ment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Deliberate self-harm in a patient with hyperthyroidism with acute psychosis - Wong HH, Pang NTP.
A woman in her 30s with underlying Graves' disease, who recently completed radioactive iodine treatment, presented with 2 weeks of acutely altered behaviour associated with auditory hallucinations and religious preoccupations. Laboratory investigation demo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Factors associated with lifetime suicide attempts in bipolar disorder: results from an Italian nationwide study - Buoli M, Cesana BM, Bolognesi S, Fagiolini A, Albert U, Di Salvo G, Maina G, de Bartolomeis A, Pompili M, Palumbo C, Bondi E, Steardo LJ, De Fazio P, Amore M, Altamura M, Bellomo A, Bertolino A, Di Nicola M, Di Sciascio G, Fiorillo A, Sacchetti E, Sani G, Siracusano A, Di Lorenzo G, Tortorella A, Altamura AC, Dell'osso B.
The purpose of the present study was to detect demographic and clinical factors associated with lifetime suicide attempts in Bipolar Disorder (BD). A total of 1673 bipolar patients from different psychiatric departments were compared according to the lifet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Identifying distinguishable clinical profiles between single suicide attempters and re-attempters - L übbert M, Bahlmann L, Josfeld S, Bürger J, Schulz A, Bär KJ, Polzer U, Walter M, Kastner UW, Sobanski T, Wagner G.
More than 800,000 individuals die from suicide each year in the world, which has a devastating impact on families and society. Ten to twenty times more attempt suicide. Previous studies showed that suicide attempters represent a heterogeneous group regardi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

One in ten patients with diabetes have suicidal thoughts after 1  year of the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to talk about diabetes and mental health not only during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Alessi J, Scherer GDLG, Erthal IN, Teixeira JB, de Oliveira GB, Jaeger EH, de Carvalho TR, Schaan BD, Teló GH.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month may have a special meaning for patients with diabetes in September 2021, almost 2 years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. People living with diabetes are known to be at increased risk for mental health disorders. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of common mental health problems and recent suicidal thoughts and behaviours among female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya - Beksinska A, Jama Z, Kabuti R, Kungu M, Babu H, Nyariki E, Shah P, Nyabuto C, Okumu M, Mahero A, Ngurukiri P, Irungu E, Adhiambo W, Muthoga P, Kaul R, Seeley J, Beattie TS, Weiss HA, Kimani J.
BACKGROUND: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), poverty, violence and harmful alcohol/substance use are associated with poor mental health outcomes, but few studies have examined these risks among Female Sex Workers (FSWs). We examine the prevalence and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide cognitions scale: psychometric support in a community sample using bifactor modeling and altered item content - Moscardini EH, Pardue-Bourgeois S, Oakey-Frost DN, Powers J, Bryan CJ, Tucker RP.
The Suicide Cognitions Scale (SCS) measures suicide-related beliefs proposed by the Fluid Vulnerability Theory. A recent investigation of a revised version of the SCS (i.e., SCS-R) which omits items explicitly referencing suicide has indicated that the mea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Association between means restriction of poison and method-specific suicide rates: a systematic review - Lim JS, Buckley NA, Chitty KM, Moles RJ, Cairns R.
Suicide is a major and preventable cause of death worldwide. Means restriction aims to reduce the rate of completed suicides by limiting public access to lethal suicide methods. Means restriction of agents used in poisoning is more controversial because th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Quickstats: Age-adjusted rates* of firearm-related suicide,( †) by race, Hispanic origin, and sex - National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019 - Garnett MF, Spencer MR.
* Deaths per 100,000 population are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population, with 95% confidence intervals indicated with error bars. In 2019, the age-adjusted rate of firearm-related suicide was 12.3 per 100,000 population for males and 1.8 for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Editorial: mortality risk and related adverse outcomes following discharge from inpatient psychiatric care - Nordentoft M, Caine ED, Webb RT.
As emphasized by recent papers in Frontiers in Psychiatry, (cites) the suicides of persons recently discharged from psychiatric hospitalization remain among the most distressing and challenging events that confront our field. We consider in this commentary... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Time trends and predictions of suicide mortality for people aged 70 years and over from 1990 to 2030 based on the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 - He J, Ouyang F, Qiu D, Li L, Li Y, Xiao S.
This study aimed to examine time trends of suicide mortality for people aged 70 years and over by sex, age, and locati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

"A sustained, productive, constructive relationship with someone who can help"-a qualitative exploration of the experiences of help seekers and support persons using the emergency department during a suicide crisis - Rheinberger D, Macdonald D, McGillivray L, Maple M, Torok M, Nicolopoulos A, Shand F.
For Australians experiencing a suicide crisis, the emergency department (ED) is the recommended point of contact for intervention and to ensure personal safety. However, negative ED experiences can deter individuals from returning, thus impacting future su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms moderate the relationship among physical capacity, balance self-efficacy, and participation in people after stroke - French MA, Miller A, Pohlig RT, Reisman DS.
OBJECTIVE: Previously it was found that balance self-efficacy mediated the relationship between physical capacity and participation after stroke. The effect of other factors that influence participation, such as depression, on this relationship has not bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The association between the suicide crisis syndrome and suicidal behaviors: the moderating role of personality traits - Flint J, Cohen L, Nath D, Habib Z, Guo X, Galynker I, Calati R.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Characteristics of presentations to the emergency department following attempted suicide with drugs - Kummer M, M üller T, Exadaktylos AK, Krähenbühl S, Liakoni E.
A relatively high proportion of attempted suicides employ self-poisoning with medication. Data from emergency department presentations can help to identify possible risk drug classes and provide a basis for preventive measures. This retrospective analysis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Combat exposure and risk of suicide attempt among Danish Army military personnel - Vedtofte MS, Elrond AF, Erlangsen A, Nielsen ABS, Stoltenberg CDG, Marott JL, Nissen LR, Madsen T.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to estimate the association between self-reported perceived danger during deployment, measured as combat exposure or witnessing the consequences of war, and post-deployment suicide attempts among military personnel. Fur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Investigating postvention best practices  : the Delphi method - Vachon M, Nicolas C, Notredame CE, Séguin M.
BACKGROUND: Postvention aims to implement services adapted to the needs of a population that may be vulnerable after suicide. While a plethora of postvention programs exist, they are generally based less on solid evidence than on the judgment of health pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Relationships between outcome expectancies and non-suicidal self-injury: moderating roles of emotion regulation difficulties and self-efficacy to resist self-injury - Hird K, Hasking P, Boyes M.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the deliberate damage of one's own body tissue in the absence of suicidal intent. Research suggests that individuals engage in NSSI as a means of regulating their emotions and that NSSI is associated with emot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An unusual case of suicide using an angle grinder - Popov VL, Manin AV, Lavrukova OS, Fandeeva OM.
An unusual case of suicide using an angle grinder is presented. A forensic examination of the corpse revealed an injury to the soft tissues of the neck with a complete transverse intersection of the neurovascular bundles, organs of the neck and cervical sp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Understanding the influence of personality traits on risk of suicidal behaviour in schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a systematic review - Canal-Rivero M, Ayesa-Arriola R, Seti én-Suero E, Crespo-Facorro B, Arango C, Dutta R, Lopez-Morinigo JD.
Risk of suicidal behaviour (SB) in schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD) is a major concern, particularly in early stages of the illness, when suicide accounts for a high number of premature deaths. Although some risk factors for SB in SSD are well unders... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Depression and suicide among Arab adolescents: 7 messages from research in Jordan - Dardas LA.
Suicide is a global health problem that affects all age groups, yet it remains a particular concern in adolescence where it stands as the third leading cause of death (WHO, 2020). Depression is often implicated as the primary cause of adolescent suicidalit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Longitudinal associations between childhood sexual abuse-related PTSD symptoms and passive and active suicidal ideation among sexual minority men - Scheer JR, Clark KA, Talan A, Cabral C, Pachankis JE, Rendina HJ.
BACKGROUND: Sexual minority men report high rates of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and adulthood suicidality. However, mechanisms (e.g., PTSD symptoms) through which CSA might drive suicidality remain unknown. OBJECTIVE: In a prospective cohort of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Measurement invariance of perfectionism measures in students with and without a history of non-suicidal self-injury - Tonta KE, Boyes M, Howell J, McEvoy P, Hasking P.
Perfectionism is a transdiagnostic process which may be implicated in the onset and maintenance of non-suicidal self-injury. No study has evaluated whether reported differences in perfectionism between individuals with and without a history of self-injury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health problems and suicidal expressions among young male prisoners in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study - Pat P, Richter-Sundberg L, Jegannathan B, Edin K, San Sebastian M.
BACKGROUND: incarceration and mental health problems are known to have a strong empirical association. Many studies have confirmed the high prevalence of mental health problems among young prisoners in particular, yet none has been conducted in Cambodia. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Positive relationships with adults and resilience to suicide attempt among New Mexico Hispanic adolescents - Hall M, Fullerton L, Green D, FitzGerald CA.
Suicide is a leading cause of adolescent death and has increased in recent years. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect that relationships with adults at home and in the community had on the probability of suicide attempts of Hispanic teenage... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-injuries and their functions with respect to suicide risk in adolescents with conduct disorder: findings from a path analysis - Szewczuk-Bogus ławska M, Kaczmarek-Fojtar M, Halicka-Masłowska J, Misiak B.
Non-suicidal self-injuries (NSSIs) have been identified as one of the most predictive factors of suicidal behaviours in adolescents. However, it remains unknown whether certain functions of NSSIs are associated with suicide risk, and what are the underlyin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development of a suicide prediction model for the elderly using health screening data - Cho SE, Geem ZW, Na KS.
Suicide poses a serious problem globally, especially among the elderly population. To tackle the issue, this study aimed to develop a model for predicting suicide by using machine learning based on the elderly population. To obtain a large sample, the stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

You ARE what you eat, and canola oil makes you FAT and DUMB
(Natural News) All dementia cases have a concurring theme, where the specialized cells in the brain that process and transmit information using chemical and electrical signals are disrupted and dying. Entire networks break down as their connections are clotting and clogged up with plaques, leading to brain cell suicide, also known as brain atrophy. Once... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shines a light on likely suicide among children and young people in England
A new report led by University of Bristol academics has identified that 108 young people in England died under circumstances that were assessed as highly or moderately likely to be due to suicide between 2019 and 2020. The analysis, led by the University of Bristol ’ s National Child Mortality Database [NCMD] programme, which gathers comprehensive information on all children who die in England below the age of 18 years with the aim of identifying ways that could help reduce them in future, is published today [14 Oct]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School Source Type: news

How COVID-19 Opened the Door to a New Era in Psychedelic Medicine
From Wall Street to Hollywood, psychedelics are having a cultural moment. For those of us who grew up in the “this is your brain on drugs” era, it’s hard to let go of stigma—and the mental image of an egg sizzling on a hot pan. But as a growing number of states and cities move to decriminalize drugs, and investors flock to an emerging market for psychedelic health care, substances like psilocybin, ketamine and LSD are edging into mainstream culture—and setting the stage for a paradigm shift in modern medicine. Within the next few years, we could see psychedelic therapies prescribed for refract...
Source: TIME: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Acute suicide prevention: a systematic review of the evidence and implications for clinical practice - Stallman HM, Allen A.
OBJECTIVE Responding appropriately to people in acute distress, including suicidality, is a critical aspect of suicide prevention. Six clinical interventions are used to respond to acute suicidality--pharmacotherapy, Observations, Contracting for Safety, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A narrative review of suicide: aiming at a more encompassing understanding - Madeira L, Miranda AT.
The suicide experience combines despair with the perception of suicide as the last option to alter its suffering effectively and actively. Shneidman's phenomenology understands the suicidal mind in terms of psychological pain, as opposed to focusing on the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicide attempt using zinc phosphide rodenticide: a case report and literature review - Nekoukar Z, Moghimi M, Rasouli K, Hoseini A, Zakariaei Z, Tabaripour R, Fakhar M, Banimostafavi ES.
The patients with a history of intentional or unintentional consumption of rodenticide compounds, especially ZnP, it is necessary to assess ABG and abdominal radiography. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

An emotion regulation tablet app for middle-aged and older adults at high suicide risk: feasibility, acceptability, and two case studies - Kiosses DN, Monkovic J, Stern A, Czaja SJ, Alexopoulos G, Arslanoglou E, Ebo T, Pantelides J, Yu H, Dunefsky J, Smeragliuolo A, Putrino D.
OBJECTIVE The unique features of technological applications may improve the treatment of peopleat risk of suicide. In this article, we present feasibility and acceptability data as well as two case studies demonstrating the use of WellPATH, a tablet app t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Robin's wish and the complex causal web of death by suicide - Joiner TE, Robison M.
The documentary film Robin's Wish aims to reclaim the media scrutiny around Robin Williams' death, fixating on causation being solely attributed to a postmortem diagnosis of which Williams was unaware-Lewy Body Dementia. The film and other sources as well ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Firearm-related internet searches as a correlate of future firearm suicides: cross-correlation analyses of monthly Google search volumes and method-specific suicide rates in the United States - Lee JY, Pham A, Wong J, Deng Z.
This study examined if the trends in MGSVs of suicide-relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The renin-angiotensin system, mood, and suicide: are there associations? - Sanches M, Teixeira AL.
Available evidence points to a possible role of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in the pathophysiology of mood disorders and suicide. We carried out a critical analysis of literature data regarding this role, with a focus on the proposed association bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Efficient, yet effective: improvements in suicide-related knowledge, confidence, and preparedness after the deployment of a brief online module on suicide in a required MSW course - LeCloux M.
This study e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news