Levels and predictors of depression, anxiety, and suicidal risk during COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina: the impacts of quarantine extensions on mental health state - L ópez Steinmetz LC, Dutto Florio MA, Leyes CA, Fong SB, Rigalli A, Godoy JC.
This research is aimed to: analyze differences in mental health state (MHS) indicators (depression, state-anxiety, trait-anxiety, and suicidal risk), during three quarantine sub-periods (starting since the first quarantine extension); assess multiple re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

"I have no hope": the experience of mothers in polygamous families as manifested in drawings and narratives - Gadban F, Goldner L.
This study was designed to shed light ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Decreased dynamism of overlapping brain sub-networks in major depressive disorder - Chen N, Shi J, Li Y, Ji S, Zou Y, Yang L, Yao Z, Hu B.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is increasingly recognized as a common brain disorder with aberrant brain networks. Alterations in dynamic functional brain networks have been widely reported in MDD. However, previous studies mainly focused on detecting ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Electromyographic evidence of reduced emotion mimicry in individuals with a history of non-suicidal self-injury - Ziebell L, Collin C, Mazalu M, Rainville S, Weippert M, Skolov M.
Engaging in facial emotion mimicry during social interactions encourages empathy and functions as a catalyst for interpersonal bonding. Decreased reflexive mirroring of facial expressions has been observed in individuals with different non-psychotic dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Internalising symptoms in developmental coordination disorder: the indirect effect of everyday executive function - Omer S, Leonard HC.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) report elevated executive function (EF) difficulties and internalising symptoms. Previous research suggests EF is important for wellbeing, yet no research has examined its role in in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups
White Americans have higher rates than most other racial and ethnic groups. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Race and Ethnicity Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Doctor creates award for Indigenous medical students in son’s memory
A Toronto doctor has created an award to support Indigenous medical students and encourage more Indigenous people to enter health care. The award is in memory of her adopted Indigenous son, who died by suicide after battling mental health issues. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/The National Source Type: news

Logan Paul Sued Over Suicide Forest Hanging Man Video
Logan Paul's suicide forest stunt is coming back to haunt him. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'All that followed a death. . .': an alleged celebrity suicide, media discourse and mental health - Banerjee D.
Mortality and morbidity due to suicides have been an ever-growing burden in India. The public response to the understanding of suicidal deaths and popular perceptions are heavily dependent on media discourse and reporting of such cases. Recently, the all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Suicidal and violent ideation in acute psychiatric inpatients: prevalence, co-occurrence, and associated characteristics - Furnes D, Gjestad R, Rypdal K, Mehlum L, Hart S, Oedegaard KJ, Mellesdal L.
OBJECTIVE: We studied the point prevalence of suicidal and violent ideation, as well as their co-occurrence and associated characteristics in inpatients with mental health disorders. METHODS: Data on suicidal and violent ideation, and sociodemog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics and treatment of mixed-pesticide poisoning in a patient: reflections on a particular case - Tao Y, Liu T, Han J, Jian X, Kan B.
We report here a case of mixed-pesticid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

A critical review of the first six months of operation of a trial Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) service in Australia - Williamson P, Hope J, Segal J, Gill L, Orr M, Trevorah B, Garbutt R, Hurter P.
OBJECTIVE: To review the Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) service in the first six months of the pilot program in a metropolitan Melbourne setting, including a description of: (a) socio-demographic, health and psychosocial stressors of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A lethal imitation game? Exploring links among psychoactive substance use, self-harming behaviors and celebrity worship - Zsila, Orosz G, McCutcheon LE, Demetrovics Z.
This study aimed to provide a more nuanced u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Active school travel is associated with fewer suicide attempts among adolescents from low-and middle-income countries - Chen ST, Guo T, Yu Q, Stubbs B, Clark C, Zhang Z, Zhu M, Hossain MM, Yeung A, Griffiths MD, Zou L.
This study explored the association between active school travel (AST) and suicide attempts among adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). METHOD: We used the data from the Global School-based Health Survey,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ADHD Raises Adult Suicide Risk, Especially for Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Counseling on Gun Safety Could Cut Suicide Rate in Military: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

ADHD Raises Adult Suicide Risk, Especially for Women
  TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a strikingly high prevalence of attempted suicide, with women being at particular risk, researchers say. The study of nearly 22,000 Canadian adults... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Counseling on Gun Safety Could Cut Suicide Rate in Military: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- When U.S. military personnel get gun locks and counseling on safe storage of their weapons, they store those guns safely, and that could be key to lowering the military suicide rate, researchers report. " Suicide mortality... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Story tip from Johns Hopkins expert on Covid-19
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a study that looked at suicide deaths during 2020's first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that, contrary to general predictions of suicides skyrocketing, suicides in the overall population actually dropped, relative to previous years. However, the researchers also discovered that suicide deaths increased dramatically among Black Marylanders during the same period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The role of problem-solving styles in committing suicidal behavior: a case-control study on Iranian pill-takers - Sheikhli N, Rezaei S, Mousavi SV.
O b j e c t i v e s: Pill-takers seem to have some deficiencies in developing problem-solving styles, in which it plays an important role in their mental health. The present study has aimed to examine the role of problem-solving styles in individuals who h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Investigating the association between household firearm ownership and suicide rates in the United States using spatial regression models - Tu W, Ha H, Wang W, Liu L.
Past studies have rather consistently shown a significant positive association between firearm ownership and suicide rates (particularly firearm-related) in the United States. However, the impact of spatial dependence of suicide rates has not been consider... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Technology for our future? Exploring the duty to report and processes of subjectification relating to digitalized suicide prevention - Broer T.
Digital and networking technologies are increasingly used to predict who is at risk of attempting suicide. Such digitalized suicide prevention within and beyond mental health care raises ethical, social and legal issues for a range of actors involved. Here... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Suicide and associated vulnerability indicators in adult missing persons: implications for the police risk assessment - Yong H, Tzani-Pepelasis C.
This research examined the relationship between adult missing persons and suicide, considering a number of possible vulnerability indicators/characteristics of this group of missing persons. Implications for missing person investigations were also explored... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Types of anxiety and depression: toward overlapping and distinctive features in affective and attentional functioning - Domaradzka E.
Studies based on the most common diagnostic categories do not bring conclusive results concerning the overlapping and distinctive features of anxiety and depression, especially in the areas of attentional functioning, structure of affect, and cognitive emo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Tenn. driver charged for playing audio like Nashville bomber
A man who played “similar” audio outside a Tennessee church as the Nashville suicide bomber on Christmas Day has been arrested, local... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Nashville suicide bomber Anthony Warner was sued by his own mom in property dispute
Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner was involved in an ugly dispute over property that became so bitter that he was sued by his own... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's not the same RV! Official narrative of Nashville "suicide bomber" melts away as RV supposedly used in the bombing found to have different stripe accents
(Natural News) The joke of the day is that after analyzing the DNA of the “human remains” found at the scene of the Nashville bomb, the FBI has just declared the bomber “died of covid.” Given the level of blatant disinformation being pushed by the deep state and a compliant fake news media, no one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide bombing suspected in Nashville explosion as investigators search home south of the city
Officials have previously said they have recovered human remains at the scene of the bombing in downtown Nashville and an FBI official... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between parenting and non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents in Yunnan, China: a cross-sectional survey - Liu Y, Xiao Y, Ran H, He X, Jiang L, Wang TL, Yang RX, Xu X, Yang G, Lu J.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) among adolescents is prevalent and its rate has increased in recent years worldwide. Previous studies had investigated the association between parenting and childhood NSSI, but little is known about the relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between suicide behaviours in children and adolescents and the COVID-19 lockdown in Paris, France: a retrospective observational study - Mourouvaye M, Bottemanne H, Bonny G, Fourcade L, Angoulvant F, Cohen JF, Ouss L.
This retrospective observational study conducted in Necker Hospital for Sick Children, France (January 2018-June 2020) evaluated a potential temporal association between admissions for suicide behaviours in children and adolescents and the national COVI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Broken promise: challenges in achieving effective universal suicide screening - Rozel JS.
The hope that death from suicide and injuries from suicidal behavior can be reduced from routine screening in emergency departments is a promising hypothesis. The most recent study by Goans et al casts renewed doubt on the promise and practicality of that ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The author's response to "The causality between suicide-related mortality and previous emergency psychiatric consultation" - Son JM, Jeong J.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The role of sociodemographic, clinical and neuropsychological variables in suicide attempts in depressed adolescents - Aral A, Say GN, Gerdan G, Usta MB, Aral AE.
In this study, we aimed to evaluate the relationship between sociodemographic, clinical and neuropsychological variables and suicide attempts by comparing adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with and without suicide attempt. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide mortality risk in a cohort of individuals treated for alcohol, heroin or cocaine abuse: results of a follow-up study - Pavarin RM, Sanchini S, Tadonio L, Domenicali M, Caputo F, Pacetti M.
Cohort study. This follow-up study (from 1975 to 2016) was aimed to estimate the mortality risk for suicide in a cohort of patients presenting to a public treatment centre for addiction (SERD) with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), Heroin Use Disorder - HUD or C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Correction: Ethical and public health implications of genetic testing for suicide risk: family and survivor perspectives - Kious BM, Docherty AR, Botkin JR, Brown TR, Francis LP, Gray DD, Keeshin BR, Stark LA, Witte B, Coon H.
Correction to: Genetics in Medicine 2020; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-020-00982-1; published online 06 October 2020 This Article was originally published under Nature Research's License to Publish, but has now been made available under a [CC BY 4.0] ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The physician's suicide: study of an Italian sample - Lorettu L, Rosso S, Daga I, Depalmas C, Milia P, Nivoli A.
OBJECTIVE: The main objective of the present study is to examine a number of suicides among Italian doctors. We further compared data from our sample with those of suicide in the general population and in the literature, in order to detect any differences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Biomarkers for suicidal behavior: miRNAs and their potential for diagnostics through liquid biopsy -  a systematic review - Kouter K, Paska AV.
BACKGROUND: Given that approximately 70% of miRNAs in the body are neuronal, we critically assessed current studies on miRNAs and suicidal behavior. Materials& Methods: To further define the role of miRNAs in suicide, we searched for studies on extracellu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Imitative suicide, mental health, and related sobriquets - Chatterjee SS, D'cruz M.
Suicide is one of the most common causes of death in young adults, across the world. Despite widespread public health efforts addressing suicide, incidence and prevalence rates appear to be on the rise. In India, in 2016, the age-standardized suicide rate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Impact of celebrity suicide on population mental health: mediators, media, and mitigation of contagion - Menon V, Padhy SK, Ransing R, Kar SK, Arafat SY.
Celebrity suicide has a negative impact on public health, chiefly by its potential to trigger suicide contagion (Werther effect) among vulnerable individuals. These effects are accentuated by detailed and imbalanced media portrayals of celebrity suicide, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Development of a machine learning model using multiple, heterogeneous data sources to estimate weekly US suicide fatalities - Choi D, Sumner SA, Holland KM, Draper J, Murphy S, Bowen DA, Zwald M, Wang J, Law R, Taylor J, Konjeti C, De Choudhury M.
IMPORTANCE: Suicide is a leading cause of death in the US. However, official national statistics on suicide rates are delayed by 1 to 2 years, hampering evidence-based public health planning and decision-making. OBJECTIVE: To estimate weekly sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

University of Toronto: One in four women with ADHD has attempted suicide
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) can have negative consequences on mental health into adulthood. A nationally... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to violence and suicidal ideation among school-going adolescents - Abrahamyan A, Soares S, Peres FS, Fraga S.
The objective of this study was to measure the prevalence of suicidal ideation among... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-harm, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in Chinese adolescents involved in different sub-types of bullying: a cross-sectional study - Peng C, Hu W, Yuan S, Xiang J, Kang C, Wang M, Rong F, Huang Y, Yu Y.
BACKGROUND: Bullying tends to peak during adolescence, and it is an important risk factor of self-harm and suicide. However, research on the specific effect of different sub-types of bullying is limited. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep disturbance in patients in an inpatient hospital mediates relationship between PTSD and suicidal ideation - Rohr JC, Rufino KA, Alfano CA, Patriquin MA.
A common reason for admission to inpatient psychiatric units is suicidal ideation. Growing evidence of the link between sleep disturbance and suicidal ideation brings an interest in greater clarity of the pathways; this paper focused on post-traumatic stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Exploring nurse suicide by firearms: a mixed-method longitudinal (2003-2017) analysis of death investigations - Davidson JE, Ye G, Deskins F, Rizzo H, Moutier C, Zisook S.
BACKGROUND: Previously it was noted that firearm use by nurses in suicide was changing. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention suicide dataset contains investigation narratives that no researcher has analyzed and may provide context to inform suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Forgive but not forget: from self-forgiveness to posttraumatic growth among suicide-loss survivors - Gilo T, Feigelman W, Levi-Belz Y.
Suicide-loss survivors often experience personal growth in the aftermath of a loss, depending on their personal and interpersonal characteristics. The current study focuses on the role of self-forgiveness (SF) as a contributing factor, both directly and in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A population-based nationwide dataset concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and serious psychological consequences in Bangladesh - Pakpour AH, Al Mamun F, Hosen I, Griffiths MD, Mamun MA.
This paper presents the dataset concerning knowledge, preventive behavior, psychological consequences, and suicidal behavior regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh. Data were collected through an online based cross-sectional survey between April 1 a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation is insensitive to suicide risk after ED discharge: performance characteristics of the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screener - Simpson S, Goans C, Loh R, Ryall K, Allana Middleton MC, Dalton A.
We describe the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)-Clinical Practice Screener's ability to predict suicide and emergency department (ED) visits for self-harm in the year following an ED encounter. METHODS: Screening data from a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Rurality, reasons for living, and suicidal ideation among Australian men - McLaren S.
Within Australia, men who reside in rural areas are at higher risk for suicide compared to men who reside in more populated areas. The aim of the current study was to examine the role that fewer reasons for living might play in the higher rates of suicide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The dark side of ADHD: factors associated with suicide attempts among those with ADHD in a national representative Canadian sample - Fuller-Thomson E, Rivi ère RN, Carrique L, Agbeyaka S.
This study investigated the prevalence and odds of suicide attempts among adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared to those without and identified factors associated with suicide attempts among adults with ADHD. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news