How the Closure of In-School Learning Damaged U.S. Children ’s Mental Health During the Pandemic
Nobody ever believed the pandemic would go easy on children. The virus might target them less directly than it targets older people, but other challenges—the loss of school, the loss of play, the loss of time with friends—would exact their own emotional toll. A study published April 29 in JAMA Network Open sheds light on how serious that harm has been. The work, led by psychologist Tali Raviv at Northwestern University, involved a survey of more than 32,000 caregivers looking after children from kindergarten to grade 12 in the Chicago public school system. The definition of “caregiver” was broad, in...
Source: TIME: Science - April 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Pathways from bullying victimization to suicidal thoughts among urban African American adolescents: implications for nurse practitioners - Lee JM, Hong JS, Resko SM, Gonz ález-Prendes AA, Voisin DR.
PURPOSE: Children and adolescents who are victimized by their peers are at an elevated risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Bullying and suicide are major public health concerns; however, studies have not fully addressed the link between peer victimiza... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Spirituality as compensation for low-quality social environments in childhood among young Kenyan men - Goodman ML, Raimer-Goodman L, Gitari S, Seidel S.
This study explores the role of spirituality as a coping mechanism for poor social conditions in childhood, asking whether spirituality moderates poor childhood social conditions and suicide ideation, self-rated health and collective self-esteem among youn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Therapist adherence to two treatments for adolescent suicide risk: association to outcomes and role of therapeutic alliance - Ibrahim M, Levy S, Gallop B, Krauthamer Ewing S, Hogue A, Chou J, Diamond G.
This study examined whether therapist adherence to two different manualized treatments was associated with improved client outcomes and whether t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide deaths among medical students, residents and physicians in India spanning a decade (2010-2019): an exploratory study using on line news portals and Google database - Chahal S, Nadda A, Govil N, Gupta N, Nadda D, Goel K, Behra P.
BACKGROUND: Despite having one of the world's largest medical education consortium, India lacks a comprehensive and nationally representative data on suicide deaths among medical students and physicians unlike the one found in most of the developed nations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Suicide crisis calls to emergency services: cohort profile and findings from a data linkage study in Queensland, Australia - Meurk C, Wittenhagen L, Bosley E, Steele ML, Bunting D, Waterson E, Edwards B, Martain B, Heffernan E.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Police and paramedics play a crucial role in responding to suicide crises in the community. However, little is known about the nature, extent, precipitating factors, pathways and outcomes of a suicide-related call to emergency services... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"Rust stain": a rare mark in firearm suicide-a case report and review of the literature - Tomassini L, Paolini D, Manta AM, Bottoni E, Ciallella C.
Rust stains are marks left by firearms in case of prolonged contact with the cutaneous surfaces. These peculiar signs along with other well-documented findings can guide the medical examiner in the determination of the manner of death, especially in case o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicide, self-harm and thoughts of suicide or self-harm in infectious disease epidemics: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Rogers JP, Chesney E, Oliver D, Begum N, Saini A, Wang S, McGuire P, Fusar-Poli P, Lewis G, David AS.
AIMS: Suicide accounts for 2.2% of all years of life lost worldwide. We aimed to establish whether infectious epidemics are associated with any changes in the incidence of suicide or the period prevalence of self-harm, or thoughts of suicide or self-harm, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Post-COVID syndrome and suicide risk - Donnelly SC.
The QJM were one of the first medical journals in a series of articles in 2020 to highlight the significant mental health pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers, immigrants and society in general.1-4 While society currently grapples with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Suicidality in patients with bipolar depression: findings from a lower middle-income country - Xue S, Hodsoll J, Khoso AB, Husain MO, Chaudhry IB, Young AH, Zaheer J, Husain N, Mulsant BH, Husain MI.
This study is a secondary, cross-sectional analysis of a randomized controlled trial from Pakistan, a lower middle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Adapting safety check as a universal suicide prevention strategy in pediatric primary care - Davis M, Johnson C, Pettit AR, Barkin S, Hoffman BD, Jager-Hyman S, King CA, Lieberman A, Massey L, Rivara FP, Sigel E, Walton M, Wolk CB, Beidas RS.
OBJECTIVE: The presence of unlocked firearms in the home is associated with increased risk of suicide and unintentional injury in youth. We adapted an evidence-based program for promoting safe firearm storage, Safety Check, to enhance its acceptability as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The punished self, the unknown self, and the harmed self - toward a more nuanced understanding of self-harm among adolescent girls - St änicke LI.
Self-harm among adolescents, mostly girls, has increased in the last years. Self-harm is associated with mental illness and the risk of suicide. This qualitative study aims to explore the lived experience of self-harm as it is related to everyday life and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence, sociodemographic variables, mental health condition, and type of drug use associated with suicide behaviors among people with substance use disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Armoon B, SoleimanvandiAzar N, Fleury MJ, Noroozi A, Bayat AH, Mohammadi R, Ahounbar E, Fattah Moghaddam L.
We assessed the prevalence, sociodemographic variables, mental health condition, and type of drug use associated with suicide behaviors among patients with substance use disorders (SUD). Studies in English published from January 1, 1995 to December 31, 202... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Case fatality of agricultural pesticides after self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: a prospective cohort study - Buckley NA, Fahim M, Raubenheimer J, Gawarammana IB, Eddleston M, Roberts MS, Dawson AH.
BACKGROUND: Pesticide poisoning is among the most common means of suicide globally, but can be prevented with regulation of the most hazardous agents. We aimed to compare the lethality of pesticides ingested by our cohort, seek evidence on variation betwee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The deadly gap: understanding suicide among veterans transitioning out of the military - Sokol Y, Gromatsky M, Edwards ER, Greene AL, Geraci JC, Harris RE, Goodman M.
In the period following separation from the military, service members face the challenge of transitioning to a post-military civilian life. Some evidence suggests these transitioning Veterans are at higher risk for suicide compared with both the broader Ve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pesticide surveillance and deaths by suicide - Dandona R, Gunnell D.
Highly hazardous pesticides are among the leading causes of death by suicide in low-income and middle-income countries. National bans on these products have led to substantial reductions in pesticide-attributable deaths in many countries and, in some natio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Computerized-adaptive vs. traditional ratings of depression and suicidal thoughts: an assay sensitivity pilot study in a ketamine clinical trial - Grunebaum MF, Mann JJ, Galfalvy HC, Gibbons RD.
There is a public health need for improved suicide risk assessment tools. This pilot methodology study compared the assay sensitivity of computerized adaptive tests (CAT) of depression and suicidal ideation vs. traditional ratings in a randomized trial sub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Cross-cultural evaluation of the French version of the Delusion Assessment Scale (DAS) and Psychotic Depression Assessment Scale (PDAS) - Jalenques I, Rachez C, Jalenques UT, Nechifor SA, Morel L, Blanchard F, Pereira B, Lauron S, Rondepierre F.
BACKGROUND: Major depressive disorder with psychotic features (MDDPsy), compared to nonpsychotic MDD, involves an increased risk of suicide and failure to achieve treatment response. Symptom scales can be useful to assess patients with MDDPsy. The aim of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Influence of contextual factors on death by suicide in rural and urban settings - Shiner B, Peltzman T, Cornelius SL, Gui J, Jiang T, Riblet N, Gottlieb DJ, Watts BV.
PURPOSE: To examine the association between contextual factors, represented by geographic and community health variables, and suicide among rural and urban Department of Veterans Affairs health care users (VA users). METHODS: We performed a retrosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Changes in Suicide Rates -- United States, 2018-2019 Changes in Suicide Rates -- United States, 2018-2019
Suicide rates declined in 2019, an encouraging statistic after 13 consecutive years of rate increases.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Gender-affirming surgeries linked to ‘significant reduction’ in odds of suicide risk, substance abuse
Study demonstrates an association between gender-affirming surgery and improved mental health outcomes. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

State of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka: Are Government Policies Effective in Controlling it?
By Sunil J. WimalawansaNEW JERSEY, Apr 28 2021 (IPS) The SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) affected the entire world; many died, millions got sick, and the misery continues. Second and third waves of SARS.Cov-2 infection are devastating most countries. Non-strategic lockdowns and curfews (as in Sri Lanka) further aggravated the peoples’ misery, sufferings, daily lives, and economies, more than that from the virus. The toxic combination of COVID-19 and curfews devastated local productions and supply chains, livelihoods, people welfare, food security, and the county’s economy. Many viral diseases can control using...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Trust ‘reviewing hundreds of patients’ after failings discovered
The suicide of a woman with severe mental illness has prompted a review into the care of hundreds of other patients, according to her family. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 28, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Suicide prevention: emergency departments are crucial for surveillance of self-harm and suicide-related behaviours - Bird S, Lago L, Eagar K, Pai N.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tougher Gun Laws, Fewer Gun Deaths
The more gun laws a state has, the lower its suicide and murder rates, a new U.S. study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and suicide - Psychiatry TL.
On Jan 21, 1668, the English civil servant and diarist Samuel Pepys received an urgent message from his cousin, Kate Joyce. "If I would see her husband alive," Pepys wrote, "I must come presently." He hurried to his relatives' house and found Anthony Joyce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Alterations of core structural network connectome associated with suicidal ideation in major depressive disorder patients - Liu X, He C, Fan D, Zang F, Zhu Y, Zhang H, Zhang Z, Zhang H, Xie C.
Suicide ideation (SI) is a most high-risk clinical sign for major depressive disorder (MDD). However, whether the rich-club network organization as a core structural network is associated with SI and how the related neural circuits are distributed in MDD p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Predicting self-injurious thoughts in daily life using ambulatory assessment of state cognition - Le TP, Moscardini E, Cowan T, Elvev åg B, Holmlund TB, Foltz PW, Tucker RP, Schwartz EK, Cohen AS.
Self-injurious thoughts (SITs) fluctuate considerably from moment to moment. As such, "static" and temporally stable predictors (e.g., demographic variables, prior history) are suboptimal in predicting imminent SITs. This concern is particularly true for "... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Tougher Gun Laws, Fewer Gun Deaths: Study
TUESDAY, April 27, 2021 -- The more gun laws a state has, the lower its suicide and murder rates, a new U.S. study finds. Gun violence in the United States is a public health crisis. In 2017, nearly 67,000 Americans died by suicide and homicide.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Examining associations between child abuse and neglect experiences with emotion regulation difficulties indicative of adolescent suicidal ideation risk - Hatkevich C, Sumlin E, Sharp C.
OBJECTIVE: Preliminary work indicates one specific aspect of emotion dysregulation (i.e., limited access to emotion regulation strategies) uniquely associates with adolescent suicide ideation. An optimal score cut point on a measure of this emotion dysregu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social representations of suicide for adolescents of a Public School in the city of Curitiba, Paran á, Brazil - Kravetz PL, Madrigal BC, Jardim ER, Oliveira EC, Muller JG, Prioste VMC, Wanderbroocke AC, Polli GM.
This study seeks to understand the social representations (SR) of suicide among high school adolescents of a public school in Curitiba, such as the media influences on the construction of these SR. The research was performed using the qualitative method an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The roles of weight stigma, emotion dysregulation, and eating pathology in suicide risk - Douglas VJ, Kwan MY, Gordon K.
Using an interpersonal theory of suicide and affect regulation framework, we investigated the relationships between perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, weight stigmatization, emotion dysregulation, eating pathology, and suicide risk. Three ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Young Lives Matter study protocol: a case-control study of the determinants of suicide attempts in young people in India - Balaji M, Vijayakumar L, Phillips M, Panse S, Santre M, Pathare S, Patel V.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people in India. Over 40% of all suicides occur in people between 15 and 29 years of age. Suicide attempts are estimated to be 15 times more common than suicides and substantially increase the risk o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social and physical factors related to depression in the older population of Siberia, Russia: a cross-sectional study - von Fingerhut G, Mizukami K, Yam D, Makarov K, Kim Y, Kondyurina E, Yakovleva L.
This study aims to better understand the curren... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A cross-sectional study of opioid involvement in non-poisoning suicide - risks and prevention opportunities - Mason M, Welch SB, McLone S, Bartell T, Lank PM, Sheehan K, Post LA.
OBJECTIVE: To examine prevalence, demographic, and incident factors associated with opioid-positivity in Illinois suicide decedents who died by causes other than poisoning. METHOD: Cross-sectional study of Illinois' suicide decedents occurring betw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

California's Mental Health Services Act and mortality due to suicide, homicide, and acute effects of alcohol: a synthetic control application - Zimmerman SC, Matthay EC, Rudolph KE, Goin DE, Farkas K, Rowe CL, Ahern J.
California's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) substantially expanded funding of County mental health services through a state tax, and led to broad prevention efforts and intensive services for individuals experiencing serious mental disorders. We estimat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Lethal suicide attempt after dextromethorphan-associated sleep terror - Fontecha-Hernandez J, Hristidis VC, Pecoraro P, Caceda R.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicide as a hidden contributor to the opioid crisis and the role that primary care and emergency medicine play in addressing it - Harris BR.
Deaths from overdose have risen dramatically over the past decade, driven mainly by opioids. In response, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on safe prescribing, safe storage of medications, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The contribution of occupation-specific factors to the deaths of despair, Massachusetts, 2005-2015 - Hawkins D, Punnett L, Davis L, Kriebel D.
OBJECTIVES: In the USA, deaths from poisonings (especially opioids), suicides, and alcoholic liver disease, collectively referred to as 'deaths of despair', have been increasing rapidly over the past two decades. The risk of deaths from these causes is kno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The relationships between risk-taking, depression, and alcohol use in the experience of suicidal ideation among adults in the general population - Li J, Bornheimer LA, Fernandez L, Dagher J.
Risk-taking is associated with suicide among depressed adolescents. In the United States, alcohol is among the most used substances resulting in need for treatment. While alcohol use relates to greater depression and suicidality, less is known about these ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

An unusual case of suicide: near decapitation by a modified table saw - Simon G, Heckmann V.
Table saws are dangerous tools able to create severe injuries. In accidental injuries, the most commonly injured body parts are fingers (85.9%) while amputations occur in 10% of cases. Accidental neck or head injuries account for only 3.1% of all injuries.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Plasmapheresis in lethal yellow phosphorus poisoning: a scope for recovery - Mathew J, Gnanaraj J, Basavarajegowda A, Venkateswaran R.
A 16-year-old girl presented with grade 3 hepatic encephalopathy (HE) following suicide attempt after consuming a lethal dose of yellow phosphorus containing rodenticide. Although she was a candidate for liver transplantation, it could not be done. In the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and attempt among North Korean refugee women in South Korea: factors that distinguish suicide attempt from suicidal ideation - Nam B, Kim JY, DeVylder J, Kim JB.
This study aimed to examine factors increasing risk for suicidal ideation and to identify f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide and accidental deaths among patients with primary malignant bone tumors - Yu K, Wu B, Chen Y, Kang H, Song K, Dong Y, Peng R, Li F.
BACKGROUND: It has been recognized that cancer is associated with a higher risk of suicide or accidental death. Earlier studies have evidenced that patients with malignant bone tumors usually experience psychological dysfunction and physical disability fol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Weighing the association between BMI change and suicide mortality - Hecht LM, Yeh HH, Braciszewski JM, Miller-Matero LR, Thakrar A, Patel S, Simon GE, Lynch FL, Beck A, Owen-Smith AA, Rossom RC, Waitzfelder BE, Lu CY, Boggs JM, Ahmedani BK.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide rates continue to rise, necessitating the identification of risk factors. Obesity and suicide mortality rates have been examined, but associations among weight change, death by suicide, and depression among adults in the United States re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Newspaper reporting of suicide news in a high suicide burden state in India: is it compliant with international reporting guidelines? - Menon V, Mani AM, Kurian N, Sahadevan S, Sreekumar S, Venu S, Kar SK, Arafat SMY.
BACKGROUND: Mounting evidence points to a substantial link between detailed media portrayals of suicide and imitative suicidal behaviour. We assessed the quality of media reporting of suicide in Kerala, a high suicide burden state in India against the Worl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Using life trajectories analysis to characterize suicide attempts in prison - Eloir J, Ducro C, Nandrino JL.
BACKGROUND: Suicide in prison is a major problem and several risk factors have been identified in the literature (e.g., period of incarceration, depressive disorders). Aims: The study examined the impact of several risk factors for suicide attempts before ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic related lockdown on Suicide: analysis of newspaper reports during pre-lockdown and lockdown period in Bangladesh and India - Kar SK, Menon V, Arafat SMY, Rai S, Kaliamoorthy C, Akter H, Shukla S, Sharma N, Roy D, Sridhar VK.
The economic and social devastation wrought by the COVID-19 crisiscoupled with the unavailability of traditional coping resources is a "perfect storm" for suicide. Evidence suggests that its impact may be disproportionately high in low-and-middle-income co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

More depression-related public concern after the suicide of a pop star in China: evidence from the online big data platform - Yu HZ, Fu T, Zhou JN, Ke P, Wang YX.
The objective of this study is to investigate the changes of search-engine query patterns to monitor this ph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

News coverage on suicides published in Brazilian news media channels - Ferreira RS, Martin IDS, Zanetti ACG, Vedana KGG.
This study analyzed how news coverage about suicides is published in the Brazilian electronic media and evaluated if the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) were complied with in the online media. This quantitative, documentary and retro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news