Why Sleeping In On School Days May Be Good for Teen Health
California teenagers can snooze a little later this year, thanks to a newly implemented law that says most high schools and middle schools cannot start before 8:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., respectively. That law—the first in the country to set statewide mandates for school start times—isn’t only big for California students, but also for public-health experts fighting against what the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called an “epidemic” of teen sleep deprivation. Both the AAP and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have long opposed early-morning class times and advocated for middl...
Source: TIME: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Sleep Source Type: news

Convicted Doc Found Dead; First Lady Has COVID; Cleaning Solution in Top Juice Drink
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Ricardo Cruciani, MD, a neurologist who was convicted last month of sexually abusing his patients, was found dead in a New York City jail of an apparent suicide... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A study on the moderated mediating effects of communication with parents and school life on the impacts of adolescents' discrimination experiences on suicidal ideation - Lee YY, Kwon SA.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to test the moderated mediating effects of communication with parents and school life on relations between adolescents' discrimination experiences and suicidal ideation. Methods The study analyzed the data of 6,2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of a brief universal suicide prevention programme in young people: a cluster-controlled trial in Swiss schools - Baggio S, Nsingi N, Kanani A, Bourqui L, Graglia M, Th élin R.
AIMS OF THE STUDY: Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in young people. Therefore, suicide prevention in this age group is a public health priority. There is increasing evidence of the efficacy of suicide prevention programmes, but robust empiric... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of health services and support resources by immediate family members bereaved by suicide: a scoping review - Kaspersen SL, Kalseth J, Stene-Larsen K, Reneflot A.
The knowledge on health service use, systematic follow-up, and support for families bereaved by suicide remains scarce. This scoping review includes studies from 2010 to March 2022 that investigate the follow-up and support offered by health services, peer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in Egypt - Saied ARA, Shah J, Dean YE, Tanas Y, Motawea KR, Hasan W, Aiash H.
Egypt, the Arab world's most populous country, has had an alarming increase in suicide mortality, which reached a rate in 2019 of 3 per 100  000 population,1 and 2584 suicides were officially reported in 2021.2 The Egyptian legislators’ decision to d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ricardo Cruciani, Who Sexually Assaulted Patients, Found Dead at Rikers
Ricardo Cruciani’s death, just weeks after his conviction, was a suspected suicide. He was the 12th person to die this year in custody or shortly after release. #rikersricardocruciani (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A retrospective research on non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors among young patients diagnosed with mood disorders - Zheng Y, Xiao L, Wang H, Chen Z, Wang G.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is an emerging public concern in both clinical and non-clinical settings, especially in the background of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Nevertheless, knowledge of NSSI on a certain disease ent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Academic stress and suicidal ideation: moderating roles of coping style and resilience - Okechukwu FO, Ogba KTU, Nwufo JI, Ogba MO, Onyekachi BN, Nwanosike CI, Onyishi AB.
BACKGROUND: As a global phenomenon, suicide has generated a lot of concern. Scholars from various fields have conducted extensive research on the prevalence, causes, factors, and/or management or possible solutions to suicidal ideation. Despite the researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent mobile phone addiction during the COVID-19 pandemic predicts subsequent suicide risk: a two-wave longitudinal study - Li G, Conti AA, Qiu C, Tang W.
Both the rate of mobile phone addiction and suicidality among adolescents have increased during the pandemic lockdown. However, the relationship between mobile phone addiction and suicide risk and the underlying psychological mechanisms remains unknown. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Co-payment and adolescents' use of psychologist treatment: spill over effects on mental health care and on suicide attempts - Kruse M, Olsen KR, Skovsgaard CV.
The literature around co-payment shows evidence of increasing consumption following reduced co-payment. We apply difference-in-difference methods to assess the effect of abolishing the co-payment on psychologist treatment of anxiety and depression in 18 to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining risk factors in the cannabis-suicide link: considering trauma and impulsivity among university students - Daneshmend AZB, Stewart J, Jarkas DA, Franklyn SI, Gabrys RL, Patterson ZR, Abizaid A, Hellemans KGC, McQuaid RJ.
Cannabis is a commonly used substance among university students that may have several negative health repercussions, including suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA). The factors that contribute to or help explain this relation remain uncertain. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the relationship between academic expectations and suicidal ideation among college students in India using the interpersonal theory of suicide - Ortiz S, Aggarwal P, Jain A, Singh N, George TS, Smith A, Raval VV.
OBJECTIVE: As the second most populous country in the world, India accounts for over 20% of the global suicide deaths. Notably, young adults make up 38% of those who die by suicide in India. Yet, the literature on factors associated with suicide within thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neurobiological, behavioral, and cognitive effects of ketamine in adolescents: a review of human and pre-clinical research - Acevedo J, Siegel JA.
S-ketamine is approved for treatment-resistant patients with depression and adult patients with suicide behavior. While ketamine is therapeutically beneficial in adults, there is a dearth of research on the effects of ketamine on adolescent brain function ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pathways to suicidal behavior in children and adolescents: examination of child maltreatment and post-traumatic symptoms - McRae E, Stoppelbein L, O'Kelley S, Smith S, Fite P.
Suicide in youth exacts significant personal and community costs. Thus, it is important to understand predisposing risk factors. Experiencing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as child maltreatment (CM-ACE), and the presence of post-traumatic stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news