Yale study: ECT lowers risk of mortality in older patients
Older patients who receive electroconvulsive therapy to treat mood disorders also have greater protection against short-term risk of suicide, the study finds. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 21, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Body dissatisfaction and non-suicidal self-injury among Chinese young adults: a moderated mediation analysis - Tie B, Tang C, Zhu C, He J.
OBJECTIVE: Extensive evidence from Western societies supports the role for body dissatisfaction in the etiological models of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). However, research of the underlying mechanisms of this relationship has been limited, especially i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Life problems in children and adolescents who self-harm: findings from the multicentre study of self-harm in England - Townsend E, Ness J, Waters K, Rehman M, Kapur N, Clements C, Geulayov G, Bale E, Casey D, Hawton K.
BACKGROUND: Self-harm, a significant and increasing global problem in children and adolescents, is often repeated and is associated with risk of future suicide. To identify potential interventions, we need to understand the life problems faced by children ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in offenders convicted of child sexual exploitation material offences - Steel CMS, Newman E, O'Rourke S, Quayle E.
Understanding the prevalence of suicidal ideation in Child Sexual Exploitation Material (CSEM) offenders and their psychological concerns provides the basis for early treatment and intervention. This research solicited responses (n  = 78) via an anonymous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide by clinic-referred transgender adolescents in the United Kingdom - Biggs M.
Surveys show that adolescents who identify as transgender are vulnerable to suicidal thoughts and self-harming behaviors (dickey& Budge, 2020; Hatchel et al., 2021; Mann et al., 2019). Little is known about death by suicide. This Letter presents data from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NSAID use and unnatural deaths after cancer diagnosis: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden - Shen Q, Sj ölander A, Sloan EK, Walker AK, Fall K, Valdimarsdóttir U, Sparén P, Smedby KE, Fang F.
BACKGROUND: Cancer patients experience increased risk of death from accident and suicide. Cognitive impairment induced by cancer-related inflammation and stress-related psychiatric symptoms may be underlying mechanisms. We therefore studied the association... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicidal electrocution: a report of three unusual cases - Ivana K, M ária P, Ubomír S, František N, Martin J, Jozef K.
Electricity is a modern technology that can be used as method of suicide. Authors presents three cases of suicidal electrocution. The first case is a 55-year-old man who wrapped his chest and arms with electrically active wires connected to a timer. In sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Characteristics of suicidal ideation: a systematic review - Reeves KW, Vasconez G, Weiss SJ.
BACKGROUND: The exploration of inter- and intra-individual variability in suicidal ideation (SI) is vital to suicide research. However, this research relies on the identification and measurement of standardized SI characteristics. OBJECTIVE: This r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Interpersonal risk factors, sexual and gender minority status, and suicidal ideation: is BDSM disclosure protective? - Brown SL, Seymour NE, Mitchell SM, Moscardini EH, Roush JF, Tucker RP, Cukrowicz KC.
Suicidal ideation is elevated among individuals who engage in BDSM practices and those with sexual and gender minority (SGM) identities. There is limited research on the intersectionality of these identities and how they relate to suicidal ideation, especi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

National trends of mental health care among US adults who attempted suicide in the past 12 months - Bommersbach TJ, Rosenheck RA, Rhee TG.
IMPORTANCE: Although suicide attempts remain the strongest risk factor for future suicide, little is known about recent trends in the prevalence of and risk factors for suicide attempts and past-year use of services among adults who attempted suicide. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Socioeconomic factors associated with suicidal behaviors in South Korea: systematic review on the current state of evidence - Raschke N, Mohsenpour A, Aschentrup L, Fischer F, Wrona KJ.
BACKGROUND: The economic and human costs of suicide to individuals, families, communities, and society make suicide a major public health problem around the world. Suicide rates in South Korea are among the highest in the world. This paper is the first sys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

"But man is not made for defeat": insights into Ernest Hemingway's dementia - Coutinho L, Teive HAG.
Ernest Hemingway is widely regarded as one of the greatest fiction writers of all time. During his life, he demonstrated several signs of psychological suffering with gradual worsening and presentation of cognitive issues over his late years. Some of his s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Decreases in suicidality following psychedelic therapy: a meta-analysis of individual patient data across clinical trials - Zeifman RJ, Yu D, Singhal N, Wang G, Nayak SM, Weissman CR.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a global health concern, and innovative interventions that target suicidality are needed. While psychedelic therapy shows promise for a range of mental health concerns, including suicidality, not all psychedelic therapy trials have pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Impact of the CoViD-19 pandemic on the suicidal behavior in Romania - Vuscan ME, Buciuta A, Vica ML, Balici S, Rusu SI, Siserman CV, Coman HG, Matei HV.
Suicide rates reflect the mental health status in certain countries or regions. As the COVID-19 infection developed as a pandemic and governments imposed certain measures to stop the spread of the virus, mental health was affected worldwide. Romania was no... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide Attempts Increased Among U.S. Adults From 2008 to 2019
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- Suicide attempts among U.S. adults increased from 2008 to 2019, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Psychiatry. Tanner J. Bommersbach, M.D., from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Who Attempt Suicide Not Getting the Care They Need
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Methods and efficacy of social support interventions in preventing suicide: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Question Suicide is a global public and mental health problem. The effectiveness of social support interventions has not been widely demonstrated in the prevention of suicide. We aimed to describe the methods of social support interventions in preventing suicide and examine the efficacy of them. Study selection and analysis We searched literature databases and conducted clinical trials. The inclusion criteria for the summary of intervention methods were as follows: studies aimed at preventing suicide through method(s) that directly provide social support; use of one or more method(s) to directly provide social support. Th...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sia Revealed She Was “Suicidal” And “Went To Rehab” After Facing Huge Backlash Over Casting Maddie Ziegler As An Autistic Person In Her...
Sia previously defended casting a neurotypical actor in the role by saying that an autistic actor she’d initially cast “found it unpleasant and stressful.” #sia #wenttorehab #suicidal #maddieziegler #siarevealedshe (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Who Attempt Suicide Not Getting the Care They Need
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 -- About 4 in 10 Americans who attempt suicide don't get mental health care, claims a new study that also found a " substantial and alarming increase " in suicide attempts. Researchers analyzed 2008-2019 federal government... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Chris Daughtry Stepdaughter Hannah Cause Of Death Revealed By Family
UPDATE: Hannah Price, daughter of rock musician Chris Daughtry, died by suicide, her family said in a statement reported by People magazine. Price, 25, was under the influence of narcotics on Nov. … #chrisdaughtry #hannahcauseofdeath (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chris Daughtry Reveals His Daughter Hannah Price Died by Suicide
Chris and Deanna Daughtry said that their daughter had found herself in an abusive relationships as an adult and often turned to narcotics to paper over her pain. #chrisdaughtry #suicidechris #narcotics #deannadaughtry #hannahprice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chris Daughtry's Daughter Hannah Price Died from Suicide by Hanging
Chris Daughtry's daughter Hannah Price died from suicide by hanging, while under the influence of narcotics... this according to her family. #chrisdaughtry #suicidebyhanging #hannahprice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legislator dies using medical suicide law he helped pass
The wife of a former Vermont legislator and House majority leader says he has died with the help of a law he himself helped pass that allows the terminally ill to end their own lives (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Survey of Americans Who Attempted Suicide Finds Many Aren ’t Getting Care
The number of people who try suicide has risen steadily in the U.S. But despite gains in health coverage, nearly half are not getting mental health treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Barry Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Research Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care JAMA Psychiatry (Journal) United States Greg Rhee Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Borderline personality traits mediate the relationship between low perceived social support and non-suicidal self-injury in a clinical sample of adolescents - M éndez I, Sintes A, Pascual JC, Puntí J, Lara A, Briones-Buixassa L, Nicolaou S, Schmidt C, Romero S, Fernández M, Carmona I Farrés C, Soler J, Santamarina-Perez P, Vega D.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a serious public health concern among adolescents, especially in clinical settings. Social support plays a critical role in the onset and maintenance of NSSI in adolescence. NSSI is closely associated with bor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Socioeconomic status and dimensions of mental health with suicidal ideations among students - Shafiee-Kandjani AR, Alizadeh M, Nasirzadehghan A, Kehtary-Harzang L, Vahedi M, Poursadeqiyan M, Vazifehkhorani AK.
Suicide is considered as a deliberate behavior in which several factors play important roles. Indi-vidual mental status as well as social and economic performance among university students may have potential impact on suicidality (1). Uni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"I wish I could have helped him in some way or put the family on notice": an exploration of teachers' perceived strengths and deficits in overall knowledge of suicide - de Oliveira JM, Calder ón PV, Caballero PB.
This article examined teachers' capacity to identify suicide myths and explored their perceived strengths and deficits in overall knowledge of suicide. One hundred twenty-nine teachers from 41 schools in Spain participated. Teachers showed moderately low s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Examining the association between racialized economic threat and White suicide in the United States, 2000-2016 - Rambotti S.
Suicide is steadily rising. Many blamed worsening economic conditions for this trend. Sociological theory established clear pathways between joblessness and suicide focused on status threat, shame, and consequent disruption of social relationships. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Moral injury and peri- and post-military suicide attempts among post-9/11 veterans - Maguen S, Griffin BJ, Vogt D, Hoffmire CA, Blosnich JR, Bernhard PA, Akhtar FZ, Cypel YS, Schneiderman AI.
BACKGROUND: Our goal was to examine the association between moral injury, mental health, and suicide attempts during military service and after separation by gender in post-9/11 veterans. METHODS: A nationally representative sample of 14057 veteran... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Socioeconomic determinants of suicide in Iran: panel data study - Emamgholipour S, Arab M, Shirani R.
BACKGROUND: A set of experiences that leads to the destruction of individual's self-esteem are the main causes of suicide. Socioeconomic factors can be reasons for this event. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the impact of socioeconomic variables on suic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Domestic violence, social support, coping and depressive symptomatology among South Asian women in Hong Kong - Tonsing KN, Tonsing JC, Orbuch T.
This study examines the links between domestic violence, coping strategies, perceived social support, and mental health outcomes among a cross-section of 131 South Asian women in Hong Kong. Our findings show that domestic violence, maladaptive coping, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence victimization influences suicidal ideation via interpersonal dependency and anger - Ha J, Choe K, Son H, Kim JS.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence is a serious global social problem. While intimate partner violence is highly prevalent, few studies have examined its negative outcomes among victims in South Korea. The aim was to clarify the mediating roles of inter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Measurement of primary care providers' suicide prevention skills following didactic education - Cross WF, West JC, Crean HF, Rosenberg E, LaVigne T, Caine ED.
OBJECTIVE: Almost half of individuals who die by suicide have had contact with primary care (PC) services within 1  month of their death. PC providers must be able to assess and manage patients' suicidal ideation, intent, and behaviors. When didactic train... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Texas authorities investigating possible double murder-suicide
Texas authorities are investigating three bodies found in a home as a possible double murder-suicide, according to a report. #murdersuicide (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 teens found dead in apparent double-homicide-suicide in Crosby home, sheriff says
The bodies of the teens were found to have signs of trauma, and a firearm was also located at the scene, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. #edgonzalez #crosby #homicidesuicide #firearm (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 teens dead in apparent double murder-suicide, sheriff says
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said a family member made the discovery at a home in the 4500 block of Wolcek Road on Tuesday. #wolcekroad #murdersuicide #familymember #edgonzalez (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predictors of not receiving mental health services among people at risk of suicide: a systematic review - Tang S, Reily NM, Arena AF, Sheanoda V, Han J, Draper B, Batterham PJ, Mackinnon AJ, Christensen H.
BACKGROUND: The majority of people who die by suicide are unknown to formal mental health services. The current review identified predictors of non-receipt of mental health services among individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviours. Such data ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Socio-economic determinants of suicide rates in transforming China: a spatial-temporal analysis from 1990 to 2015 - Cai Z, Chen M, Ye P, Yip PSF.
This study aimed to investigate socio-economic factors related to suicide rates in China from 1990 to 2015, and examine how the impacts of these factors on suicide rates c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Clinical insight and cognitive functioning as mediators in the relationships between symptoms of psychosis, depression, and suicide ideation in first-episode psychosis - Bornheimer LA, Cobia DJ, Li Verdugo J, Holzworth J, Smith MJ.
First-episode psychosis (FEP) is a particularly high-risk period for suicide. Literature suggests poor cognitive functioning may serve as a protective factor, while investigations of clinical insight reveal a complex relationship with suicide outcomes. Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Conceptualizations of suicide and suicide-related stigma in Latino communities in the United States - Brewer KB, Washburn M, Gearing RE, Yu M, Torres-Hostos LR, Giraldo-Santiago N, Cabrera A.
Suicide continues to be a significant public health concern impacting all cultural and ethnic groups in the United States. Although prior studies indicate that Latino individuals die by suicide at lower rates than their non-Hispanic White or Asian peers, r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Engagement in leisure activities and depression in older adults in the United States: longitudinal evidence from the Health and Retirement Study - Bone JK, Bu F, Fluharty ME, Paul E, Sonke JK, Fancourt D.
BACKGROUND: Receptive cultural engagement (e.g. attending theaters and museums) can reduce depression in older adults. However, whether specific participatory leisure activities are associated with lower rates of depression remains unknown. We aimed to tes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Learning from gain and loss: links to suicide risk - Dixon-Gordon KL, Waite EE, Ammerman BA, Haliczer LA, Boudreaux ED, Rathlev N, Cohen AL.
This study examined the influenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Association between anger expression and attempted suicide at a general emergency hospital in the south of Brazil - Zatti C, de Oliveira SES, Guimar ães LSP, Ratto CG, Waikamp V, Freitas LHM.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the world. For every person who commits suicide, twenty or more have attempted to take their own lives. The emotional state of anger is often associated with suicidal behavior. However, this as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide among hospitality workers in Australia, 2006-2017 - Burnett ACR, Wong Q, Rheinberger D, Zeritis S, McGillivray L, Torok MH.
PURPOSE: Suicide among hospitality workers has recently attracted attention in the media. To date, little is known about suicide among hospitality workers in Australia. METHODS: Suicide data were obtained from the National Coronial Information Syst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A systematic review of behavior-outcome psychological assessments as correlates of suicidality - Rzeszutek MJ, DeFulio A, Sylvester GE.
AIM: Identifying correlates of suicidality is an important goal for suicide researchers because these correlates may predict suicidal behaviors. Psychological tasks that assess sensitivity to the outcomes of actions (i.e., consequence-based learning) have ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Atlanta transit leader CEO Jeffrey Parker dies by suicide at train station
Jeffrey Parker led the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority during a time of expansion and then during the pandemic. #jeffreyparker #trainstation #transitleader (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beliefs about suicide prevention by excluding the phenomenon versus the person: the role of cultural orientation, attitudes towards suicide, and social reactions to suicidal persons in Turkish university students - Eskin M, K öskün T, Harlak H.
Based on their cultural orientation, people display approving/disapproving attitudes to suicide/suicidal persons that may be seen as either phenomenon excluding or person excluding. We tested whether cultural value orientations and suicidal attitudes were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correlates of disclosure of non-suicidal self-injury amongst Australian university students - Mirichlis S, Hasking P, Lewis SP, Boyes ME.
This study aims to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Illicit drug use, cognitive distortions, and suicidal ideation among homeless youth: results from a randomized controlled trial - Wu Q, Zhang J, Walsh L, Slesnick N.
Illicit drug use and cognitive distortions confer significant risks to youth suicidal thoughts and behaviors. However, there has been limited evidence regarding the efficacy of suicide prevention interventions with homeless youth, especially studies testin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury: a school-based peer education program for adolescents during CoViD-19 pandemic - Cipriano A, Aprea C, Bellone L, Cotrufo P, Cella S.
INTRODUCTION: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) constitutes a major health concern among youth. However, less is known about the useful ways to prevent NSSI. As such, the NSSI- Peer Education Program (NSSI-PEP) aims to intervene on the vulnerability factors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news