FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of ‘suicide by cop’ intentions
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Sending My Suicidal Teen Patient to the ED Enough? Is Sending My Suicidal Teen Patient to the ED Enough?
After eliciting the teen's realistic suicide plan, you send him to the ED with his parent for crisis mental health evaluation. Have you done enough to prevent this child from dying at his own hand?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Revised (SITBI-R): reliability, validity, and inter-informant agreement in an adolescent sample - Gratch I, Fernandes SN, Bell KA, Pollak OH, Fox KR, Tezanos K, Ebo T, Cha CB.
OBJECTIVE: The present study sought to evaluate the psychometric properties and inter-informant agreement of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Revised (SITBI-R) in adolescents and their parents.METHOD: Suicidal and nonsuicidal ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
Among women, suicide incidence was higher among nurses than the general population, with relative risk of 1.99 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

A population-based case control study of suicide among youth reported for abuse and neglect - Palmer L, Prindle J, Putnam-Hornstein E.
BACKGROUND: Research has indicated an association between child abuse and adolescent suicide. Little population-based information exists, however, about the nature of maltreatment experiences or interactions with the child protection system (CPS). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Student mental health consultations at a Japanese university and the current state of affairs on the increase in suicide victims in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic - Fushimi M.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidality in adolescent concussion - Juri N.
PURPOSE: Concussion injury occurs most frequently in those under the age of 21. This age group also has a rising suicide rate, often without a mental health diagnosis. This paper reviews current literature as it relates to suicide ideation, attempt, and de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The mediation effect of hyperarousal symptoms on the relationship between childhood physical abuse and suicidal ideation of patients with PTSD - Kwon A, Lee HS, Lee SH.
This study examined the relationship of childhood physical abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and suicide in patients with PTSD through path analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 114 patients with PTSD (36 men... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color
Despite dire predictions, the number of suicides fell by 5 percent over all. Still, smaller studies suggested the trends were much worse among nonwhite Americans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Black People Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Anxiety and Stress Whites Minorities Unemployment Mental Health and Disorders Deaths (Fatalities) Hispanic-Americans Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The suicide rate among nurses exceeds that in the general population in the United States, with suicide incidence higher for female nurses than the female general population, according to a study published online April 14... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
The pandemic "has added enormous strain to health care workers, particularly nurses who provide the vast majority of bedside care." (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Insomnia Tied to Suicidal Thoughts, Worse Symptoms With Schizophrenia
Authors say that it is important for providers to assess sleep patterns in patients with schizophrenia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high among female nurses compared with American women as a whole, a new study warns. Even within the health care community itself, female nurses were found to be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Rise in Global Suicide Rate in First Months of Pandemic
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Insomnia Tied to Suicidal Thoughts, Worse Symptoms With Schizophrenia
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Insomnia is associated with suicidal ideation, recent suicide attempt, and greater psychopathology in schizophrenia, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Brian J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Female nurses twice as likely to die by suicide compared to other women, study finds
Female nurses were about twice as likely to die by suicide as women in the general population, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis of preliminary data from 21 countries, Lancet Psychiatry
Background The COVID-19 pandemic is having profound mental health consequences for many people. Concerns have been expressed that, at their most extreme, these consequences could manifest as increased suicide rates. We aimed to assess the early effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates around the world. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Campus suicide prevention as a moral imperative in pandemic times - Guduru S, Cramer RJ, Rasmussen S.
To the editors: Hoyt et al (2020) illustrate troubling trends concerning college student mental distress in the time of the pandemic. They concluded that persistent mental distress will the "new norm" for college students in pandemic times, and vulnerable... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

No Rise in Global Suicide Rate in First Months of Pandemic
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Suicides did not rise in wealthier nations early in the COVID pandemic, but continued monitoring of long-term mental health and economic effects is needed, a new study says. " We know that many people have had their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For veterans, a hidden side effect of COVID: Feelings of personal growth
(Yale University) A recent national study of more than 3,000 veterans participating in the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study did find that 12.8% reported post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms related to COVID-19 and 8% said they had contemplated suicide during the pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ER visits for suicidal behavior declined during the first 8 months of pandemic, U-M study shows
(University of Michigan) While people may expect suicide rates to rise during a worldwide crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, a University of Michigan study suggests the onset of the pandemic and state of emergency executive orders likely did not increase suicide-related behavior in the early months of the outbreak. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Suicide rates declined in parts of U.S., world early in pandemic, study finds
Suicide rates in regions of the United States and the world remained flat or even declined during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published Tuesday by The Lancet Psychiatry. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No evidence of a significant increase in risk of suicide in first months of the pandemic, but continued monitoring needed
A new observational study is the first to examine suicides occurring during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in multiple countries and finds that suicide numbers largely remained unchanged or declined in the pandemic's early months. The study, led by an international team including University of Bristol researchers, is published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment, psychiatric symptoms, and suicidal thoughts among adolescents receiving substance use treatment services - Tubman JG, Oshri A, Duprey EB, Sutton TE.
INTRODUCTION: Childhood maltreatment experiences are associated with future suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, yet the roles of specific psychiatric symptoms mediating this relation remain to be clarified. To clarify these relations, we tested a model... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Representational structure of suicide by college students and its psychosocial brands - de Alexandre MES, Bezerra VAS, Do B ú EA.
This study aimed to identify the social representations of suicide elaborated by undergraduate and post-graduate students from Brazil. There were a number of 1053 undergraduate (37.1%) and post-graduate (62.9%) students, with an average age of 26.82 (SD  ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Lancet Psych: No evidence of an increase in risk of suicide in first months of the pandemic, but continued monitoring needed
(The Lancet) A new observational study is the first to examine suicides occurring during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in multiple countries and finds that suicide numbers largely remained unchanged or declined in the pandemic's early months. The study is published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Burden, belonging, and homelessness: disclosure and social network differences among LGBTQ youth recruited from a suicide crisis service provider - Semborski S, Srivastava A, Rhoades H, Fulginiti A, Goldbach JT.
Among LGBTQ youth, suicidality and homelessness occur at heightened rates. Using the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide (ITS), this study seeks to explore the associations of having a parent, family member, friend, or romantic partner in one's social network ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effect of Washington and Colorado's cannabis legalization on death by suicides - Doucette ML, Borrup K, Lapidus G, Whitehill JM, McCourt A, Crifasi CK.
In the U.S., death by suicide is a leading cause of death and was the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 15-to-34 in 2018. Though incomplete, much of the scientific literature has found associations between cannabis use and death by suicide. Eleven states... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intergenerational transmission of suicide attempt in a cohort of 4.4 million children - Ranning A, Uddin MJ, S ørensen HJ, Laursen TM, Thorup AAE, Madsen T, Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A.
BACKGROUND: The association between suicide attempts (SAs) in parents and children is unclear, and risk indicators for intergenerational transmission remain undocumented. We aimed to assess this association, considering the child's developmental period at ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) among emerging adults: sub-group profiles and their clinical relevance - Singhal N, Bhola P, Reddi VSK, Bhaskarapillai B, Joseph S.
BACKGROUND: High prevalence rates and variations in patterns of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) necessitate the identification of profiles of distinct sub-groups of self-injurers. AIM: To identify homogenous sub-groups of NSSI in a community-based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parent and adolescent thoughts about suicide risk screening in pediatric outpatient settings - Bradley-Ewing A, Sullivant SA, Williams DD, Lanzillo E, Aguinaldo L, Wharff E, Horowitz LM, Goggin K.
Suicide rates among adolescents in the United States continue to climb and many at-risk youths are undetected. Screening for suicidal thoughts has become the primary approach to identify those at risk, but no studies have assessed reactions to its deployme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for teen suicide and bullying: an international integrative review - Cuesta I, Montes ó-Curto P, Metzler Sawin E, Jiménez-Herrera M, Puig-Llobet M, Seabra P, Toussaint L.
This study aimed to analyse risk and protective factors for teen suicide and bullying. BACKGROUND: Research shows that high percentages of bully-victims report suicidal thinking or suicide attempts. DESIGN: This was an international in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

State-level policy, school victimization, and suicide risk among sexual minority youth - Pearson J, Wilkinson L, Wooley-Snider JL, J. LeBlanc A, L. Perry B.
This study speaks to the role of structural stigma in shaping exposure to minority stress and it... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors and university entrance test-related factors: a Bangladeshi exploratory study - Mamun MA, Misti JM, Hosen I, Al Mamun F.
PURPOSE: The present study is the first investigating unexplored psychological issues of university entrance test-taking students in Bangladesh. DESIGN AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study investigates suicidal behaviors and their socio-demographic, adm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors among Bangladeshi nurses: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital - Arafat SM, Laila ZD, Akter H, Mali B, Chowdhury MH, Morshed NM.
Though, suicide is a preventable public health problem but prediction is almost impossible. Nevertheless, past suicidal behaviors are important risk factors which should be considered to prevent deaths by suicides. We aimed to explore the suicidal behavior... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams' brain to be studied for CTE after deadly shooting spree
The former NFL player who killed five people in a South Carolina murder-suicide on Thursday will be posthumously examined for a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decrease Seen in Suicide Rate in the United States
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- There was a nearly 6 percent drop in suicides in the United States last year, the largest annual decline in close to four decades, preliminary government data show. While the extent of that decline could be smaller when... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleep duration trajectory during the transition to adolescence and subsequent risk of non-suicidal self-harm - Fang J, Wan Y, Zhang X, Su P, Tao F, Sun Y.
We examined to identify sleep duration trajectories from childhood to adolescence and their associations with s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Indicators of suicidal outcomes among 6- to 12-year-old treatment seeking youth - Doyle RL, Fite PJ.
This study utilized mediation and moderation models to elucidate the nature of risk factors for suicide by examining the effect emotion dysregulation (of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Trends and patterns of suicidal behaviour in Nigeria: mixed-methods analysis of media reports from 2016 to 2019 - Olibamoyo O, Ola B, Coker O, Adewuya A, Onabola A.
BACKGROUND: Media coverage of suicides in Nigeria appears to be explicitly descriptive and deviates from the recommended best practice. Despite these shortcomings, verifiable information provided by these media outlets could arguably, at the minimum, mirro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

US suicides dropped last year, defying pandemic expectations
The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Buffering effects of social support and parental monitoring on suicide - Kim YJ, Quinn CR, Moon SS.
A number of studies have examined the direct effects of social support, depression, and parental monitoring on suicide ideation. However, less is known about the mediation and moderation effects of social support, depression, and parental monitoring on sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the social origins and young adult life trajectories of high traditional masculinity (HTM) males: a group at elevated suicide risk - Feigelman W, Coleman D, Rosen Z.
OBJECTIVE: We investigated whether male high school students displaying high traditional masculinity (HTM), defined briefly as overacting male roles, possessed distinctive social origins and adult lifestyle trajectories differentiating them from others. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Translating interventional neuroscience to suicide: it's about time - Barredo J, Bozzay ML, Primack JM, Schatten HT, Armey MF, Carpenter LL, Philip NS.
Despite significant advances in psychiatric and psychological treatment over the last 30 years, suicide deaths have increased. Unfortunately, neuroscience insights have yielded few translational interventions that specifically target suicidal thoughts and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Information and communications technology use in suicide prevention: a scoping review - Rassy J, Bardon C, Dargis L, Cot é LP, Corthésy-Blondin L, Mörch CM, Labelle R.
BACKGROUND: The use of information and communications technology (ICT) in suicide prevention has progressed rapidly over the past decade. ICT plays a major role in suicide prevention but research regarding best and promising practices has lagged behind. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviours among deaf adolescents in Ghana: a cross-sectional study - Quarshie ENB, Fobi D, Acheampong EK, Honu-Mensah CM, Fobi J, Appau O, Andoh-Arthur J, Oppong Asante K.
BACKGROUND: A growing global concern is that suicide research has paid little attention to young people with disabilities, particularly, in low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs). We aimed to estimate the 12-month prevalence of suicidal ideation and att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Sexual orientation as a social determinant of suicidal ideation: a study of the adult life span - Stinchcombe A, Hammond NG.
We examined the prevalence of lifetime suicide ideation among sexual minorities and so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Latent profile analysis of COVID-19 fear, depression, anxiety, stress, mindfulness, and resilience - Yal çın, Can N, Mançe Çalışır, Yalçın S, Çolak B.
The purpose of the current study was to identify latent profiles of COVID-19 fear, depression, anxiety, stress, mindfulness, and resilience among university students. A total of 506 university undergraduate and graduate students from various universities w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Reasoning, problem solving, attention/vigilance, and working memory are candidate phenotypes of non-suicidal self-injury in Chinese Han nationality - Hu Z, Yuan X, Zhang Y, Lu Z, Chen J, Hu M.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is an act of deliberately hurting one's body without the purpose of death. Internal phenotypes have been used in numerous studies of mental disorders, suicide, and self-injury. This research aimed to evaluate the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news