Suicidal ideation in US nursing homes: association with individual and facility factors - Temkin-Greener H, Orth J, Conwell Y, Li Y.
OBJECTIVE To assess prevalence of suicidal ideation (SI) among new postacute and long-stay nursing home (NH) admissions and examine the associations with individual and NH-level factors. Setting/Participants A total of 1,864,102 postacute and 304,106 l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The PRINTEMPS study: protocol of a cluster-randomized controlled trial of the local promotion of a smartphone application and associated website for the prevention of suicidal behaviors in the adult general population in France - Gandr é C, Le Jeannic A, Vinet MA, Turmaine K, Courtet P, Roelandt JL, Vaiva G, Giraudeau B, Alberti C, Chevreul K.
BACKGROUND: Suicide constitutes a cause of death which could be prevented by e-health programs accessible to the general population. Effective promotion has the potential to maximize the uptake of such programs. However, few e-health programs have been com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Healthcare utilisation prior to suicide in persons with alcohol use disorder: national cohort and nested case-control study - Crump C, Edwards AC, Kendler KS, Sundquist J, Sundquist K.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is common and associated with increased risk of suicide. AIMS: To examine healthcare utilisation prior to suicide in persons with AUD in a large population-based cohort, which may reveal opportunities for preventi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Rising suicide rates in Pakistan: is it about time to break the silence? - Yousafzai AW, Yousafzai S, Khan SA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Occupational suicide exposure and impact on mental health: examining differences across helping professions - Aldrich RS, Cerel J.
The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationship of suicide exposure with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder across three occupational groups likely to be exposed to suicide (i.e., first responders, crisis workers, ment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients' experiences of engagement with healthcare services following a high-risk self-harm presentation to a hospital emergency department: a mixed methods study - Cully G, Leahy D, Shiely F, Arensman E.
Experiences of engaging with healthcare services following a self-harm presentation to hospital of high lethality or high suicidal intent have not been examined previously, despite this subgroup of self-harm patients being at high risk of suicide. Therefor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Resilience and suicide risk of overseas Filipino domestic helpers - Nerosa AKM.
This study determined the level of resilience and suicide risk of overseas Filipino domestic helpers, with consideration to their demographic variable... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among Swedish suicide-bereaved women: increased risk associated with the loss of a child, feelings of guilt and shame, and perceived avoidance from family members - Westerlund M, H ökby S, Hadlaczky G.
Previous studies have shown that suicide-bereaved individuals may suffer increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) due to traumatic grief. In this paper, we present the self-reported rate of STB among Swedish suicide-bereaved women (N = 293)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

U.S. Commandos at Risk for Suicide: Is the Military Doing Enough?
An unreleased report commissioned by U.S. Special Operations Command found deficiencies in the military ’s suicide-prevention programs for its elite troops. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nick Turse Tags: United States Defense and Military Forces Suicides and Suicide Attempts Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Iraq War (2003-11) United States Special Operations Command Votel, Joseph L Source Type: news

13 Reasons Why: perceptions and correlates of media influence in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents - Nesi J, Johnson SE, Altemus M, Thibeau HM, Hunt J, Wolff JC.
OBJECTIVE: The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (13RW) has sparked controversy due to graphic depictions of youth suicide, bullying, and sexual assault. However, further research is needed examining experiences of the show among youth with psychiatric illness... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A theory-based longitudinal investigation examining predictors of self-harm in adolescents with and without bereavement experiences - Del Carpio L, Rasmussen S, Paul S.
BACKGROUND: Research has demonstrated that exposure to suicide can lead to increased vulnerability for self-harm or suicide. As a result, ideation-to-action models of suicide (e.g., the Integrated Motivational-Volitional Model of Suicide; IMV) recognise ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent suicide prevention in Rhode Island - Bettis A.
Suicide is currently the second-leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults (ages 10-24) in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). All the more concerning, this marks a rise in rates of suicide death in this age g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Antidepressant prescribing and suicide/self-harm by young Australians: regulatory warnings, contradictory advice, and long-term trends - Whitely M, Raven M, Jureidini J.
In 2004, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) controversially issued a black box warning that antidepressants were associated with an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours in people aged under 18 years. In 2007, the warning was expanded t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Understanding suicide: a generalist course on suicide for BSW students - Mirick RG.
Suicide is a major public health issue in the United States. The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention recommended increased education for individuals who work directly with at-risk populations, such as clients in child welfare programs, programs that s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
Predictors of suicide death include male sex, later age at first diagnosis, prior mood disorder diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
MONDAY, June 29, 2020 -- Overall, 1.71 percent of individuals with a first lifetime diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or psychotic disorder not otherwise specified (schizophrenia spectrum disorders [SSD]) die by suicide,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Active and passive attentional processing in adolescent suicide attempters: an event-related potential study - Tavakoli P, Boafo A, Jerome E, Campbell K.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents. Suicidal behavior is associated with impairments in attention. Attention can be directed toward relevant events in the environment either actively, under voluntary control, or pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Analysis of attempted suicide episodes presenting to the emergency department: comparison of young, middle aged and older people - Kim SH, Kim HJ, Oh SH, Cha K.
BACKGROUND: Attempted suicide remains difficult for clinicians to predict with some established risk factors. We investigate the detailed characteristics of attempted suicide especially according to age and methods of suicide attempts. Methods: A retro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anti-suicide function of nonsuicidal self-injury in female inpatient adolescents - Kraus L, Schmid M, In-Albon T.
BACKGROUND: There have been numerous studies investigating the relationship between nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidality. On the one side, NSSI is an important risk factor for suicidality, including suicidal thoughts and behaviors. On the other s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Differentiating adolescent suicide attempters and ideators: a classification tree analysis of risk behaviors - May AM, Czyz EK, West BT.
The objective of this study was to identify patterns of risk factors that differentiate adolescents who experienced suicidal thoughts from those who ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hormonal contraceptive use, depression and suicide - Bchtawi AK, Issa BSM, J ørgensen EF, Lidegaard.
Hormonal contraception is widely used among young women, and mood changes are common side effects. Little focus has been drawn towards more serious mood disorders. Recent investigations have shown an association between hormonal contraceptive use and depre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Searching for a sense of place: the process of how adolescent girls overcome suicidality - Keefner TP, Stenvig T.
In this study we developed a grounded theory to explore the process of how adolescent girl suicide attempters escape suicide in a sample of 12 young female adults ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rethinking Youth Suicide Prevention During COVID
Remote schooling, the economic downturn, and potential sickness also play a role in stress and risk levels. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ambulance staff who respond to suicides need more support
UK ambulance staff report lasting and troubling memories of being called to suicides. But in a small qualitative study, they said there was little acknowledgment in the workplace that such events are traumatic. This is important since someone exposed to suicide is known to be themselves at greater risk of suicide. Each worker interviewed had lost a colleague to suicide at least once and often multiple times. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency psychiatric management of borderline personality disorder: towards an articulation of modalities for personalised integrative care - Besch V, Debban é M, Greiner C, Magnin C, De Néris M, Ambrosetti J, Perroud N, Poulet E, Prada P.
Building on existing literature, the authors draw the landscape of psychiatric emergencies, and focus on borderline personality disorder, frequently encountered, and strongly linked to death by suicide. A review of knowledge in terms of diagnosis, prognosi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First case of student suicide in India due to the COVID-19 education crisis: a brief report and preventive measures - Lathabhavan R, Griffiths M.
The novel coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted significantly on many sectors globally, and has also impacted mental health of many individuals (Ahorsu et al., 2020; Tandon, 2020) and in greater numbers than those who are actually infected w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Links between screen use and depressive symptoms in adolescents over 16 years: is there evidence for increased harm? - Ferguson CJ.
Recent scholarship has been divided on whether an observed increase in suicides in the United States among teenagers and preteens (12-18) can be attributed to an increased use in social screen media beginning in 2009. If these concerns are accurate effect ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pill, depression and suicide: a never-ending story of myth and reality - Capobianco G, Neri M, Fruzzetti F.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rejection sensitivity and adolescent non-suicidal self-injury: mediation through depressive symptoms and moderation by fear of self-compassion - Jiang Y, Ren Y, Liu T, You J.
OBJECTIVES: Rejection sensitivity is a risk trait that contributes to the relationships between rejection experiences in various domains and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). However, research about the association between rejection sensitivity and NSSI has... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for suicide attempt in children, adolescents, and young adults hospitalized for mental health disorders - Ong MS, Lakoma M, Gees Bhosrekar S, Hickok J, McLean L, Murphy M, Poland RE, Purtell N, Ross-Degnan D.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading cause of death among children, adolescents, and young adults (AYA), and mental health disorders are a major contributing factor. Yet, suicidal behaviors among children and AYA with mental health concerns remain understudied... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide assessment and treatment in pediatric primary care settings - Sisler SM, Schapiro NA, Nakaishi M, Steinbuchel P.
This article will briefly review screening for depression and suicidal ideation in primary care and school-based clinics, with a focus on in-depth screening for imminent suicide risk, developing a safety plan, and incorporating handoffs to urgent an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide behaviour among adolescents in a high HIV prevalence region of western Kenya: a mixed-methods study - Zietz S, Iritani BJ, Otieno FA, Ongili BO, Odongo FS, Rennie S, Luseno WK.
The study purpose was to determine the prevalence and determinants of suicidal thoughts and behaviours in a rural community sample of 15-19-year-old Kenyan adolescents in a region with high HIV burden. Data were from an observational study examining ethica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teen dating violence and suicide risk among bisexual adolescents - Smith AU, Reidy D, Norris AE.
PURPOSE: Suicide is a public health problem that disproportionately affects bisexual youth more than heterosexual, lesbian/gay, and other sexual minority youth. Teen dating violence (TDV) consists of physically, emotionally, and/or psychologically aggressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Risk Increased After Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients
Older patients with hip fracture have 2.97 - fold increased risk for suicide in South Korean cohort (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Suicide attempt with selective serotinin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants - Cuenca Carcel én S, Moral Larraz A, Sanchíz Perea A, Alonso Cadenas JA, de la Torre Espí M.
Voluntary pharmacological poisoning in adolescents for autolytic purposes represents an important cause of morbidity and mortality in this age group1. The drugs most frequently implicated are paracetamol, ibuprofen and, thirdly, selective serotonin reup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associations between PTSD symptoms and suicide risk: a comparison of 4-factor and 7-factor models - Chou PH, Ito M, Horikoshi M.
BACKGROUND: While posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) are categorized into four clusters, emerging studies suggest the disorder is best characterized by seven sym... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior among people with epilepsy in Northwest Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional study - Mekonen T, Getnet A, Belete A, Menberu M, Fekadu W.
The objective of this study was to compare suicidal behavior between people with epilepsy and the gen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide Risk Increased After Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients
WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 -- Elderly patients with hip fracture have an increased risk for suicide, according to a South Korean study published in the June 17 issue of The Journal of Bone& Joint Surgery. Suk-Yong Jang, M.D., from the Eulji... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Suicide Rate 170 Times Higher for People With Schizophrenia
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- People with schizophrenia have a suicide rate 170 times higher than the general population, Canadian researchers report. The researchers looked at 20 years of population data, including information on 75,000 patients with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Identification of influencing factors for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among adolescents: 11-year national data analysis for 788,411 participants - Jeong SC, Kim JY, Choi MH, Lee JS, Lee JH, Kim CW, Jo SH, Kim SH.
This study identified trends in the prevalence of and factors influencing suicidal ideation and attempts among Korean adolescents. Data were drawn from the third through the thirteenth (2007... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adaptive capacities for safe clinical practice for patients hospitalised during a suicidal crisis: a qualitative study - Berg SH, R ørtveit K, Walby FA, Aase K.
BACKGROUND: Safe clinical practice for patients hospitalised in mental health care during a suicidal crisis is situated within a dynamic, non-linear and uncertain context. Under such complex conditions, the adaptive capacity is considered vital to handling... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics and risk of repeat suicidal ideation and self-harm in patients who present to emergency departments with suicidal ideation or self-harm: a prospective cohort study - Cripps RL, Hayes JF, Pitman AL, Osborn DPJ, Werbeloff N.
BACKGROUND: Characteristics and outcomes of patients presenting to Emergency Departments (EDs) have been under-examined. This paper describes the characteristics and risk of repeat suicidality amongst patients presenting to EDs with (1) suicidal ideation a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, and non-suicidal self-injury among female veterans: prevalence, timing, and onset - Monteith LL, Holliday R, Miller C, Schneider AL, Hoffmire CA, Bahraini NH, Forster JE.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates among female veterans have continued to increase, particularly among those not using Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care. Nonetheless, suicide research has rarely focused on female veterans, particularly non-VHA users. The p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lithium and suicide prevention in mood disorders and in the general population: a systematic review - Del Matto L, Muscas M, Murru A, Verdolini N, Anmella G, Fico G, Corponi F, Carvalho AF, Samalin L, Carpiniello B, Fagiolini A, Vieta E, Pacchiarotti I.
Suicide contributes to 1-4 % of deaths worldwide every year. We conducted a systematic review aimed at summarizing evidence on the use of lithium for the prevention of suicide risk both in mood disorders and in the general population. We followed the PRISM... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Multi-informant prediction of near-term suicidal behavior independent of suicidal ideation - Ying G, Cohen LJ, Lloveras L, Barzilay S, Galynker I.
BACKGROUND: Both the Suicide Crisis Syndrome (SCS) and clinicians' emotional responses to suicidal patients are predictive of near-term suicidal behaviors. Thus, we tested predictive validity of a combination of the proposed Diagnostic and Statistical Manu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The short-term rate of non-fatal and fatal repetition of deliberate self-harm: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies - Liu BP, Lunde KB, Jia CX, Qin P.
BACKGROUND: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is often recurrent, but the reported rate of short-term repetition of DSH has varied greatly. This systematic review and meta-analysis aim to synthesize findings through providing pooled rate estimates and to explore ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A comparison between American and Chinese college students on suicide-related behavior parameters - Lew B, Osman A, Huen JMY, Siau CS, Talib MA, Cunxian J, Chan CMH, Leung ANM.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: The United States (US) and China are the two largest economies, but recent and directly comparable studies on suicide-related behaviors in the two countries are lacking. By using the Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised (SBQ-R), i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A cross-cultural study of attitudes toward suicide among young people in India, Italy and Australia - Colucci E, Lester D.
This study explored the attitudes toward youth suicide in 686 Italian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Youth, health, and suicide - Bogle J.
The mental health of young people is a preoccupation across the West. Youth suicide is a rising problem. Are we exploring the reasons for this with honesty and courage? Mental health and emotional security are bound up with a sense of identity and belongin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence and associated factors of suicidal attempt among medical students in Addis Ababa Ethiopia - Tsegay L, Tesfaye G, Ayano G.
Although suicidal attempt is common among medical students, little is known about the prevalence estimates and the potential determining factors in low and middle-income countries including Ethiopia. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news