Does prolonged exposure increase suicide risk? Results from an active duty military sample - Brown LA, McLean CP, Zang Y, Zandberg L, Mintz J, Yarvis JS, Litz BT, Peterson AL, Bryan CJ, Fina B, Petersen J, Dondanville KA, Roache JD, Young-McCaughan S, Foa EB.
The efficacy of prolonged exposure (PE) on suicide ideation (SI) as a secondary outcome among individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is unclear. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of PE in two formats (spaced, S-PE, 10 ses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Utilization of and barriers to treatment among suicide decedents: results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience Among Servicemembers (Army STARRS) - Zuromski KL, Dempsey CL, Ng THH, Riggs-Donovan CA, Brent DA, Heeringa SG, Kessler RC, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Benedek D, Nock MK.
OBJECTIVE: To examine suicide decedents' use of mental health treatment and perceived barriers to initiating and maintaining treatment. METHOD: We used a psychological autopsy study conducted as part of the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A meta-analysis of the rates of suicide ideation, attempts and deaths in people with epilepsy - Abraham N, Buvanaswari P, Rathakrishnan R, Tran BX, Thu GV, Nguyen LH, Ho CS, Ho RC.
This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the association between epilepsy and suicide. We systematically searched PubMed, PsycINFO, Embase and Web of Science for studies that reported the prevalence of suicidality in the form of suicide ideation, attempts and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A 'choice', an 'addiction', a way 'out of the lost': exploring self-injury in autistic people without intellectual disability - Moseley RL, Gregory NJ, Smith P, Allison C, Baron-Cohen S.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury  (NSSI) describes a phenomenon where individuals inflict deliberate pain and tissue damage to their bodies. Self-injurious behaviour is especially prevalent across the autism spectrum, but little is understood about the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Appreciation and depressive symptoms: the moderating role of need satisfaction - Kranabetter C, Niessen C.
Research has shown that managers who recognize and acknowledge positive employee behaviors and achievements at work foster their health and well-being. In the present 3-wave study, we investigated appreciation from managers in the context of the progressio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Cancer diagnosis and risk of suicide after accounting for prediagnosis psychiatric care: a matched-cohort study of patients with incident solid-organ malignancies - Klaassen Z, Wallis CJD, Chandrasekar T, Goldberg H, Sayyid RK, Williams SB, Moses KA, Terris MK, Nam RK, Urbach D, Austin PC, Kurdyak P, Kulkarni GS.
The objective of this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Discussing suicidality with depressed patients: an observational study in Dutch sentinel general practices - Elzinga E, Gilissen R, Donker GA, Beekman ATF, de Beurs DP.
OBJECTIVES: This paper aims to describe the degree to which general practitioners (GPs) explore suicidal behaviour among depressed patients in the Netherlands. DESIGN: An observational study of consultations between GPs and depressed patients. SETT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Impact of white matter hyperintensity location on depressive symptoms in memory-clinic patients: a lesion-symptom mapping study - Leeuwis AE, Weaver NA, Biesbroek JM, Exalto LG, Kuijf HJ, Hooghiemstra AM, Prins ND, Scheltens P, Barkhof F, van der Flier WM, Biessels GJ.
BACKGROUND: We investigated the association between white matter hyperintensity location and depressive symptoms in a memoryclinic population using lesion-symptom mapping. METHODS: We included 680 patients with vascular brain injury from the TRACE-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Increased suicidality in patients with cluster headache - Ji Lee M, Cho SJ, Wook Park J, Kyung Chu M, Moon HS, Chung PW, Myun Chung J, Sohn JH, Kim BK, Kim BS, Kim SK, Song TJ, Choi YJ, Park KY, Oh K, Ahn JY, Lee KS, Cho S, Chung CS.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate suicidality related to cluster headache and factors associated with increased suicidality in cluster headache patients. METHODS: In this multicenter study, 193 cluster headache patients were recruited between September 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Neural signatures of social inclusion in borderline personality disorder versus non-suicidal self-injury - Malejko K, Neff D, Brown RC, Plener PL, Bonenberger M, Abler B, Graf H.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by interpersonal disturbances and dysfunctional behavior such as non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). We recently observed neural alterations in BPD during social inclusion by enhanced activations within t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevention of recurrent suicidal behavior: case management and psychoeducation - Fern ández-Artamendi S, Al-Halabi S, Buron P, Rodríguez-Revuelta J, Garrido M, González-Blanco L, García-Alvarez L, García-Portilla P, Saiz P, Bobes J.
This study evaluated the differential effectiveness of the combination of several strategies to prevent repetition of suicide attempts. METHODS: Participants... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Reducing risk following self-harm: the need for careful prescribing - Chew-Graham CA, Morgan C, Webb RT, Emery A, Carr MJ, Kontopantelis E, Yung AR, Ashcroft DM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The persistence of self-injurious and aggressive behavior in males with fragile X syndrome over 8 years: a longitudinal study of prevalence and predictive risk markers - Crawford H, Karakatsani E, Singla G, Oliver C.
Self-injurious and aggressive behaviors are common in fragile X syndrome (FXS). However, little is known about the persistence of these behaviors and associated risk markers. We established the prevalence and persistence of self-injurious and aggressive be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Variability in suicidal ideation is associated with affective instability in suicide attempters with borderline personality disorder - Rizk MM, Choo TH, Galfalvy H, Biggs E, Brodsky BS, Oquendo MA, Mann JJ, Stanley B.
OBJECTIVE: Suicidal ideation (SI) is heterogeneous with different patterns and risk factors. SI can be persistent with stable severity, but may also fluctuate rapidly over a short period of time. The latter pattern is likely associated with affective insta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Figures spark call for inquiry into 'alarming' levels of nurse suicide
The government has been urged to carry out an urgent inquiry into “hugely alarming” nurse suicide figures, amid claims their cries for help were “repeatedly” ignored.  (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 29, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Release of “13 Reasons Why” associated with increase in youth suicide rates
NIH-supported study highlights the importance of responsible portrayal of suicide by the media. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Strengthening the frontline: investing in primary care for effective suicide prevention
This report reviews the evidence about what GPs and their colleagues could do to help save lives among people with suicidal feelings. It identifies five areas for improvement including the provision of ongoing training for GPs; investment to enable longer appointments and continuity of care for patients; provision of emotional support for GPs; effective care pathways between services; and easy access to further support. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Terror and Religion
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 29 2019 (IPS) Just before nine o´clock in the morning of April 21st, Christians in Sri Lanka were in their churches peacefully celebrating Easter Sunday, while tourists were waking up in their hotel rooms. Suddenly explosions blasted three churches and three hotels. Among the ruins lay hundreds of wounded people, as well as 253 corpses of men, women and children. They had been killed and maimed because some fellow human beings believed they acted in God´s name and out of promises of an unproven, heavenly bliss if they killed themselves after obliterating people they did not k...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Global Headlines Health Human Rights Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Release of '13 Reasons Why' associated with increase in youth suicide rates
(NIH/National Institute of Mental Health) The Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among US youth ages 10-17 in the month (April 2017) following the shows release, after accounting for ongoing trends in suicide rates, according to a study published today in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The findings highlight the necessity of using best practices when portraying suicide in popular entertainment and in the media. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Suicide rates spike nationally among youth after '13 Reasons Why' release
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) A recent study revealed approximately 195 more youth suicide deaths than expected were associated with the television series '13 Reasons Why' in the nine months immediately following the series release. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Botox and filler clinics owe 'duty of care to customers'
NHS England's medical director urges providers to join new professional regulator Related items fromOnMedica Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication PM appoints UK ’s first minister for suicide prevention ‘No improvement’ in community mental health care NHS is failing patients with mental health problems Experts urge radical action on mental health crises (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Teens and mental health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Depression can affect how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves. In extreme cases, it can lead to suicidal thoughts. It's important to know if your teen is depressed versus being a normal,?moody teen. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Paul Croarkin, a pediatric psychiatrist, discusses teens and mental health. To listen, click the link [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 29, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Therapy saved a refugee child. Fifty years on, he ’s leading a mental health revolution
Psychologist Peter Fonagy tells of his own struggles in early life as the Anna Freud charity that he heads opens a major new centre for traumatised childrenIn 1967, a young Hungarian refugee sent to live in Britain planned on ending his life. “At 16 I was a very depressed adolescent, I had suicidal ideation, I had suicidal plans,” Peter Fonagy recalls. “If I was assessing myself now I would be very worried about me, because I knew exactly how I was going to do it. The reason is not that subtle or surprising: I was a Hungarian boy, who had landed in England and was not able to speak English.”Lodging ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Doward and Sam Hall Tags: Mental health Children Psychology Psychiatry Society London UK news Source Type: news

Resolution of self-injurious behavior in a nonverbal and developmentally delayed patient after surgical treatment of a blind painful eye - Ko AC, Yom KH, Kikkawa DO.
Changes in behavioral patterns can be the only indication of the presence of pain in nonverbal patients. Phthisis bulbi results in shrinking, disorganization, and sometimes severe inflammation of the ocular globe and can occur after eye injury or multiple ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Many With Chronic Pain Achieve Remission From Suicidality
FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 -- Almost two-thirds of formerly suicidal Canadians with chronic pain were free from suicidal thoughts in the previous year, according to a study published online April 9 in The Journal of Pain. Esme Fuller-Thomson, Ph.D., and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Predictors of suicidal behaviour in adolescents with depressive disorders - Osipova NN, Dmitrieva EV, Beglyankin NI, Bardenshteyn LM.
A review of recent publications is devoted to risk factors for suicidal behavior in adolescents with depressive disorders. The authors summarized Russian and international studies on the clinical course of affective disorders, in particular bipolar disorde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Forensic pathological study of complex and complicated suicides: a twelve-year case series in Genoa (Italy) - Barranco R, Diana C, Ventura F.
Generally, the term complex suicide refers to a form of suicide in which more than one traumatic method is applied, simultaneously or consecutively, through multiple self-injurious actions using different methods and involving various bodily sites. A disti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Differences in linguistic and psychological characteristics between suicide notes and diaries - Kim K, Choi S, Lee J, Sea J.
The objective of this study was to explore linguistic and psychological differences in suicide notes and the diaries of non-suicidal people. Fifty-six suicide notes and 56 personal diary entries were analyzed to provide basic descriptive data on linguistic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Biological machinery of cell's 'executioner' yields secrets of its control
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital structural biologists have discovered how the cell switches on an executioner mechanism called necroptosis that induces damaged or infected cells to commit suicide to protect the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Charity slams prison healthcare
Latest Ministry of Justice figures show suicide and self-harm on the rise Related items fromOnMedica Can medicine be cured? 100,000 people in NI wait over a year for hospital treatment Mental health: vital next steps on the path to parity Four factors to deal with the problem of long-term health conditions Scotland sets out its Public Health priorities (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Caring text messages for preventing suicides - Slomski A.
A suicide prevention intervention that supplemented standard care with caring text messages in active-duty military personnel did not reduce the odds of current suicidal ideation or suicide risk incidents, reported a study in JAMA Psychiatry. The 658... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Domestic violence and suicide attempt among married women: a case-control study - Rahmani F, Salmasi S, Rahmani F, Bird J, Asghari E, Robai N, Asghari Jafarabadi M, Gholizadeh L.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of domestic violence-related factors on suicide attempt in married women. BACKGROUND: Suicide is a global public health concern that poses significant burden on individuals, f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Driving us mad: the association of Toxoplasma gondii with suicide attempts and traffic accidents - a systematic review and meta-analysis - Sutterland AL, Kuin A, Kuiper B, van Gool T, Leboyer M, Fond G, de Haan L.
Unnatural causes of death due to traffic accidents (TA) and suicide attempts (SA) constitute a major burden on global health, which remained stable in the last decade despite widespread efforts of prevention. Recently, latent infection with Toxoplasma gond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Initial validation of the Suicide Competency Assessment Form among behavioral health staff in the National Health Services Trust - Cramer RJ, Ireland JL, Long MM, Hartley V, Lamis DA.
This study assessed SCAF psychometric properties in a sample of behavioral health staff. A cross-sectional survey of National Health Services (NHS) s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A longitudinal examination of suicide-related thoughts and behaviors among bariatric surgery patients - Gordon KH, King WC, White GE, Belle SH, Courcoulas AP, Ebel FE, Engel SG, Flum DR, Hinojosa MW, Pomp A, Pories WJ, Spaniolas D, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ, Mitchell JE.
BACKGROUND: Past research suggests self-harm/suicidality are more common among adults who have undergone bariatric surgery than the general population. OBJECTIVES: To compare prevalence of self-harm/suicidal ideation over time and identify presurge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

'13 Reasons Why' and young adults' risk of suicide
(Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania) A study of 729 young adults who completed surveys before and after the release of season two found beneficial and harmful effects. Viewers who stopped watching the season midway reported greater suicide risk and less optimism about the future than those who continued to the end. Unexpectedly, students who watched the entire season reported declines in suicide ideation and self-harm relative to those who didn't watch the show at all. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente applies predictive analytics to suicide prevention
The Kaiser Center for Health Research analyzed certain data points in the medical records of 25 million Kaiser members across the country. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 24, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Studying the predictive factors of suicide attempts in patients with type 1 bipolar disorder - Mazaheri M, Gharraee B, Shabani A, Lotfi M.
Bipolar disorder has the highest suicide attempt rate among psychiatric disorders. Many factors are associated with the risk of suicide attempt in patients with type 1 bipolar disorder, but the relation between them has still not been explicitly stated. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Ex-drug addict is dismissed by doctors after telling them he's suicidal in shocking documentary
Brit Jason, 46, has been in and out of prison since the age of 13. Despite a mental health assessment, doctors don't give him the help he needs. Later in the show police attend after he tries to kill himself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors' suicides in long-term care often go overlooked, analysis finds
An investigation finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SMS SOS: a randomized controlled trial to reduce self-harm and suicide attempts using SMS text messaging - Stevens GJ, Hammond TE, Brownhill S, Anand M, de la Riva A, Hawkins J, Chapman T, Baldacchino R, Micallef JA, Andepalli J, Kotak A, Gunja N, Page A, Gould G, Ryan CJ, Whyte IM, Carter GL, Jones A.
BACKGROUND: Hospital-treated deliberate self-harm (DSH) is common, costly and has high repetition rates. Since brief contact interventions (BCIs) may reduce the risk of DSH repetition, we aim to evaluate whether a SMS (Short Message Service) text message I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Suicide after inhaling a pyrethrins containing insecticide spray - van den Bersselaar LR, van der Hoeven JG, de Jong B.
We report a suicide case after inhalation of a pyrethrins containing insecticide spray. The patient presented at the emergency department with respiratory failure. Despite mechanical ventilation, he ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation, attempt, and associated factors among patients with tuberculosis in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study - Molla A, Mengesha A, Derajew H, Kerebih H.
BACKGROUND: Suicidal behaviors among people with tuberculosis are one of the commonest psychiatric emergencies that need a major public health concern. People with tuberculosis show suicidal ideation and attempt, which are problems to end life. In Ethiopia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Many'Gen Xers' Desolate as They Navigate Adulthood: Study
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- Despair runs rampant through Generation X as these Americans struggle through middle age, a new study reports. So-called indicators of despair -- depression, suicide, drug and alcohol abuse -- are rising among those in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Higher State Minimum Wage Tied to Lower Suicide Rates Higher State Minimum Wage Tied to Lower Suicide Rates
Suicide rates grow more slowly in states that increase their minimum wage, according to a U.S. study that suggests this might be one strategy for curbing deaths by suicide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Consumption of carbonated soft drinks and suicide attempts among 105,061 adolescents aged 12-15 years from 6 high-income, 22 middle-income, and 4 low-income countries - Jacob L, Stubbs B, Koyanagi A.
BACKGROUND& AIMS: Multinational studies on the relationship between consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and suicidal behavior in youths are lacking. Thus, the goal of this study was to investigate the association between consumption of carbonated sof... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts among adolescent students in Nepal: findings from Global School-based Students Health Survey - Pandey AR, Bista B, Dhungana RR, Aryal KK, Chalise B, Dhimal M.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide has been recognized as a major public health problem with high burden in low and middle income countries. Suicide has long lasting psychological trauma on friends and relatives in addition to loss of economic productivity. Although th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does despair really kill? A roadmap for an evidence-based answer - Shanahan L, Hill SN, Gaydosh LM, Steinhoff A, Costello EJ, Dodge KA, Harris KM, Copeland WE.
Two seemingly associated demographic trends have generated considerable interest: income stagnation and rising premature mortality from suicides, drug poisoning, and alcoholic liver disease among US non-Hispanic Whites with low education. Economists interp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Depression, suicide risk, and workplace bullying: a comparative study of fly-in, fly-out and residential resource workers in Australia - Miller P, Brook L, Stomski NJ, Ditchburn G, Morrison P.
ObjectivesThe primary objective of this study was to establish whether clinical depression and increased suicide risk differed between Australian fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers and their residential counterparts in the resources sector. We also soug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Firearm ownership and capability for suicide in post-deployment National Guard service members - Goldberg SB, Tucker RP, Abbas M, Schultz ME, Hiserodt M, Thomas KA, Anestis MD, Wyman MF.
This study examined the a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news