Age-related differences in borderline personality disorder symptom networks in a transdiagnostic sample - Peckham AD, Jones P, Snorrason I, Wessman I, Beard C, Bj örgvinsson T.
BACKGROUND: Naturalistic longitudinal studies of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) indicate that symptoms improve over time. In the present study, we applied network theory to the question of how BPD symptom networks may differ as a function of age. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Corrigendum to: Exposure to suicide in Australia: A representative random digit dial study. Journal of Affective Disorders 259 (2019) 221-227 - Maple M, Sanford R, Pirkis J, Reavley N, Nicholas A.
The authors regret that the use of SPSS 24 for the analysis undertaken in this manuscript did not correctly calculate odds ratios. Due to the weighting of the data, STATA v15 should have been used to perform these analyses. When STATA is used, several of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Depressive symptom severity mediates the association between avoidant problem-solving style and suicidal ideation - L ópez R, Brick LA, Defayette AB, Whitmyre ED, Wolff J, Frazier E, Spirito A, Esposito-Smythers C.
BACKGROUND: The contemporaneous association between avoidant style, a maladaptive social problem-solving strategy, and adolescent suicidal ideation has been well established. However, the mechanisms underlying this association are not well understood. Usin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Gender difference in suicide in Taiwan over a century: a time trend analysis in 1905-1940 and 1959-2012 - Chang YH, Gunnell D, Hsu CY, Chang SS, Cheng ATA.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates are higher in men than in women in most countries, although the gender ratios vary markedly worldwide. We investigated long-term trends in suicide rates and the male-to-female ratios in relation to age, method and economic factors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Living in the midst of fear: depressive symptomatology among US adults during the COVID-19 pandemic - Fitzpatrick KM, Harris C, Drawve G.
BACKGROUND: The current study examines interrelationships between social vulnerability, individual stressors, social and psychological resources, and depressive symptomatology among US adults during the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Relationship between physical conditions and attempted or completed suicide in more than 9,300 individuals from the United Kingdom: a case-control study - Jacob L, Oh H, Koyanagi A, Smith L, Kostev K.
AIMS: The present study of 9,352 adults from the United Kingdom aimed to analyze associations between physical conditions and attempted or completed suicide. METHODS: This case-control study included patients aged 16-90 years with a first attempted or ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The association between app administered depression assessments and suicidal ideation in the user comments: an observational study - DeForte S, Huang Y, Bourgeois T, Hussain A, Lin S.
BACKGROUND: Many people use apps to help understand and manage their depression symptoms. App-administered questionnaires for the symptoms of depression, such as the Patient Health Questionnaire 9, are easy to score and implement in an app, but may not be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Validation of the motivational phase of the integrated motivational-volitional model of suicidal behavior in a German high-risk sample - Lucht L, Holler I, Forkmann T, Teismann T, Sch önfelder A, Rath D, Paashaus L, Stengler K, Juckel G, Glaesmer H.
BACKGROUND: The Integrated Motivational-Volitional (IMV) model of suicidal behavior proposes in its motivational phase that perceptions of defeat and entrapment (total, internal and external entrapment) lead to the development of suicidal ideation and that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide screening in Sturge-Weber syndrome: an important issue in need of further study - Sebold AJ, Ahmed AS, Ryan TC, Cohen BA, Jampel HD, Suskauer SJ, Zabel TA, Comi AM, Rybczynski S.
BACKGROUND: Sturge-Weber syndrome is a neurocutaneous disorder associated with epilepsy, glaucoma, cognitive impairments, and a port-wine birthmark. Although individuals with Sturge-Weber syndrome are vulnerable to known risk factors for suicide, including... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The pain of grief: exploring the concept of psychological pain and its relation to complicated grief, depression, and risk for suicide in bereaved adults - Frumkin MR, Robinaugh DJ, LeBlanc NJ, Ahmad Z, Bui E, Nock MK, Simon NM, McNally RJ.
OBJECTIVE: Emotional or psychological pain is a core symptom of complicated grief (CG), yet its correlates are largely unexamined among bereaved individuals. METHOD: Bereaved adults (N = 135) completed self-reports regarding psychological pain, CG,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Genome-wide methylation association with current suicidal ideation in schizophrenia - Bani-Fatemi A, Adanty C, Dai N, Dada O, Strauss J, Zai C, Gerretsen P, Graff A, De Luca V.
In this study, we investigate the epigenetic mechanisms associated with current suicidal ideation. Gene expression changes have been found in post-mortem brain of suicide victims. However, it is not clear how in-vivo gene expression change confers risk for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Trends in suicide mortality in Canada by sex and age group, 1981 to 2017: a population-based time series analysis - Varin M, Orpana HM, Palladino E, Pollock NJ, Baker MM.
The objective of this study was to assess time trends in suicide mortality in Canada by sex and age group. METHODS: We extracted data from the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database for all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Factors associated with regional years of life lost (YLLs) due to suicide in South Korea - Jung YS, Kim KB, Yoon SJ.
This study investigates the differences in years of life lost (YLLs) due to suicide in 250 dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Understanding predictors of change in a day treatment setting for non-suicidal self-injury - Slesinger NC, Hayes NA, Washburn JJ.
OBJECTIVES: To examine change in non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) frequency, quality of life, and functional impairment from admission to discharge in patients enrolled in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programmes (PHP/IOP) designed to tre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Improving mental health help-seeking behaviours for male students: a framework for developing a complex intervention - Sagar-Ouriaghli I, Godfrey E, Graham S, Brown JSL.
Men are less likely to seek help for mental health difficulties and this process is often used to help explain the disproportionally higher suicide rates compared to women. Furthermore, university students are often regarded as a vulnerable population grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Will you agree to treat a suicidal adolescent? A comparative study among mental health professionals - Gvion Y, Rozett H, Stern T.
The effect of a therapist's personal and professional variables on their decision to treat or refer a suicidal adolescent was studied. 242 mental health professionals were randomly exposed to one of four case descriptions of an adolescent in crisis. The ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender difference in socioeconomic factors affecting suicide ideation and suicide attempt among community dwelling elderly: based on Community Health Survey - Jeong JY.
This study was performed to explore socio-economic factors associated with suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts of the local community's resident elderly. Methods: The subjects for the study included 129,277 survey participants, aged 65 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

988 to become the new 911 for suicide prevention
By 2022, it's going to be easier to get help during a mental health crisis. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrating suicide risk screening into pediatric ambulatory subspecialty care - Lois BH, Urban TH, Wong C, Collins E, Brodzinsky L, Harris MA, Adkisson H, Armstrong M, Pontieri J, Delgado D, Levine J, Liaw KRL.
BACKGROUND: Suicide risk screening is recommended in pediatric care. To date, no previous studies illustrate the implementation of suicide risk screening in pediatric subspecialty care, even though chronic medical conditions are associated with a higher ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social media use, economic recession and income inequality in relation to trends in youth suicide in high-income countries: a time trends analysis - Padmanathan P, Bould H, Winstone L, Moran P, Gunnell D.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates have risen in young people in several high-income countries over the last decade. Reasons for the increases are unclear. METHODS: We analysed trends in suicide rates in 15-24 year olds over the period 2000-2017 in high-income ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Understanding when and why some adolescent girls attempt suicide: an emerging framework integrating menstrual cycle fluctuations in risk - Owens SA, Eisenlohr-Moul TA, Prinstein MJ.
The prevalence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors increases dramatically across the transition to puberty, particularly among adolescent girls. Yet we know little about why adolescent girls are at heightened risk, or when girls may be most likely to consid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unpacking the dynamics involved in the impact of bullying victimization on adolescent suicidal ideation: testing general strain theory in the Korean context - Kim J, Shim HS, Hay C.
We examined the effect of two types of bullying victimization (traditio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and determinants of suicidality among medical students in Oman - El-Sayed M, Simon MA, Al-Khabouri Z, Al-Mandhari N, Shamy AME.
Objective The aim was to explore the stress sources and determine the prevalence of suicidal ideation among medical students and its association with demographic characteristics and stress factors. Patients and methods A cross-sectional s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Impulsivity, suicidality, and emotional dysregulation in women having borderline personality disorder with and without substance dependence - Magd SA, Rakhawy M, Mamdouh R, Shaheen S.
The objective of this article is to detect differences between women having borderline personality disorder (BPD) with and without substance dependence regarding impulsivity, suicide, and emotional dysregulation. Patients and methods... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicide behavior following PHQ-9 screening among individuals with substance use disorders - Yarborough BJH, Stumbo SP, Ahmedani B, Rossom R, Coleman K, Boggs JM, Simon GE.
OBJECTIVES: Individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) are at risk for suicide, but no studies have assessed whether routinely administered screeners for suicidal ideation accurately identify outpatients with SUD who are at risk for suicide attempt or ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Self-immolation suicide in Greece: a forensic psychiatric autopsy study between 2011 and 2019 - Papadodima SA, Karakasi MV, Pavlidis P, Nastoulis E, Fragkou K, Dimitriou K, Alexandri M, Markopoulou M, Douzenis A, Spiliopoulou C.
Self-immolation is a rare suicide method in the developed countries of the western world (0.06-1%); however, it has relatively higher prevalence rates in the developing countries of Asia and Africa (6-57%). The present study aims to examine self-immolation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A fatal case by a suicide kit containing sodium nitrite ordered on the internet - Dur ão C, Pedrosa F, Dinis-Oliveira RJ.
Fatal sodium nitrite poisonings are rare in the forensic context. The present work describes a first fatal case of sodium nitrite contained in a suicide kit that the victim acquired over the internet. The results of the autopsy showed general signs of asph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Instability of suicidal ideation in patients hospitalized for depression: an exploratory study using smartphone ecological momentary assessment - Peters EM, Dong LY, Thomas T, Khalaj S, Balbuena L, Baetz M, Osgood N, Bowen R.
This study used ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to explore the correlates of suicidal ideation (SI) instability in patients hospitalized for depression and SI. Thirty-nine adult inpatients were given smartphones with visual analogue scales to rate cu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The mental and physical health profile of people who died by suicide: findings from the Suicide Support and Information System - Leahy D, Larkin C, Leahy D, McAuliffe C, Corcoran P, Williamson E, Arensman E.
PURPOSE: There is limited research on the associations between factors relating to mental and physical health in people who died by suicide. METHODS: Consecutive suicide cases were included in a psychological autopsy study as part of the Suicide Suppor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

African Americans' diminished returns of parental education on adolescents' depression and suicide in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study - Assari S, Boyce S, Bazargan M, Caldwell CH.
To investigate racial and ethnic differences in the protective effects of parental education and marital status against adolescents' depressed mood and suicidal attempts in the U.S. As proposed by the Marginalization-related Diminished Returns (MDRs), pare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Abuse, self-harm and suicidal ideation in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic - Iob E, Steptoe A, Fancourt D.
This study explored patterns of abuse, self-harm and thoughts of suicide/self-harm in the UK during the first month of the COVID-19 pandemic using data from the COVID-19 Social Study (n=44 775), a non-probability sample weighted to population proportions. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Children emotional and behavioural problems and its association with maternal depression in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia - Alenko A, Girma S, Abera M, Workicho A.
BACKGROUND: In sub-Saharan countries, one in five children and one in three women experiences emotional and behavioural problems (EBPs) and depression, respectively. While various factors were reported to affect the mental health of children, little is kno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

COVID-19-related self-harm and suicidality among individuals with mental disorders - Jefsen OH, Rohde C, N ørremark B, Østergaard SD.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has created an unprecedented public health emergency. Extraordinary measures have been implemented to reduce the spread of the virus, including mass quarantines and social distancing. However, these preventive me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Risk factors for suicide after bariatric surgery in a population-based nationwide study in five Nordic countries - Kauppila JH, Santoni G, Tao W, Lynge E, Jokinen J, Tryggvadottir L, Ness-Jensen E, Pukkala E, von Euler-Chelpin M, Lagergren J.
OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for suicide after bariatric surgery. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Bariatric surgery reduces obesity-related mortality. However, it is for unclear reasons is associated with an increased risk of suicide. METHODS: This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

FCC approves 988 to be 3-digit number for national suicide hotline
In two years, individuals in suicidal crisis seeking help will have a number that's easy to remember and quick to dial to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FCC Designates '988' as 3-digit Number for National Suicide Prevention Hotline
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules to establish 988 as the new 3-digit phone number for Americans seeking suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. Phone service providers have until July 16, 2022 to transition into directing all 988 calls to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 16, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Sociodemographic and gender determinants of late-life suicide in users and non-users of antidepressants - Hedna K, Hensing G, Skoog I, Fastbom J, Waern M.
BACKGROUND: The treatment of depression is a main strategy for suicide prevention in older adults. Our aim was to examine factors related to suicide in older adults (75+) with and without antidepressant (AD) therapy. METHODS: A national population-base... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The association of state firearm legislation with the burden of firearm-related surgery - de Jager E, McCarty J, Jarman MP, Uribe-Leitz T, Goralnick E, Haider AH, Schoenfeld AJ, Ortega G.
BACKGROUND: United States state-level firearm legislation is linked to rates of firearm-related suicides, pediatric injuries, nonfatal injuries, hospital discharges, and mortality. Our objective was to evaluate the burden of firearm-related injuries requir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Largest Survey Of Transgender And Nonbinary Youth Says More Than Half Seriously Considered Suicide
“We have found greater levels of support and acceptance is associated with dramatically lower rates of attempting suicide. This includes the powerful role of gender-affirming care and support for transgender and nonbinary youth." (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dawn Ennis, Contributor Tags: Diversity & Inclusion /diversity-inclusion Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Abuse, self-harm and suicidal ideation in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic, British Journal of Psychiatry
Data from COVID-19 Social Study (n=44,775) reported higher frequency in women, BAME groups and people with socioeconomic disadvantage, unemployment, disability, chronic physical illnesses, and mental disorders. Psychiatric meds were most common type of support used. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Associations between social media and suicidal behaviors during a youth suicide cluster in Ohio - Swedo EA, Beauregard JL, de Fijter S, Werhan L, Norris K, Montgomery MP, Rose EB, David-Ferdon C, Massetti GM, Hillis SD, Sumner SA.
PURPOSE: Youth suicide clusters may be exacerbated by suicide contagion-the spread of suicidal behaviors. Factors promoting suicide contagion are poorly understood, particularly in the advent of social media. Using cross-sectional data from an ongoing yout... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can suicide behavior and seasonality of suicide be predicted from inflammatory parameters in adolescents? - Ucuz, Kayhan Tetik B.
According to the 2017 data of World Health organization approximately 800 million individuals commit suicide annually. After understanding that psychiatric disorders start the inflammation process by suppressing the brain, a number of studies using neutrop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cultural funds of knowledge about fatal injury risk reduction among adolescents and young adults in a Latino community - Osc ós-Sánchez M, Oscós-Flores LD.
Homicide, motor vehicle crashes, and suicide are the leading causes of fatal injury among Latino adolescents and young adults in the Americas. Cultural funds of knowledge are the continually developed and shared beliefs and behaviors that enable members of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk of emotional disorders toward suicide intentions of adolescents in Kupang City - Banggut S, Paun R, Saga Wea MF.
Adolescence is a transitional period between childhood and adulthood. At this time, adolescents experience the development of reaching physical, mental, social and emotional maturity. Emotional disorder is a condition that indicates that an individual expe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The analysis of the incidence of depression and risk of suicide using buddy app on teenagers in Makassar - Sari M, Arbianingsih A, Amal AA.
The data from the World Health Organization in 2017, suicidal behavior of teenagers Indonesia of 13-17 years old, as many 5.6% teens had made plans related to the way they committed suicide. The aim of this research is  to find out the analysis of the inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The suicide epidemic in youth and the FDA black-box warning: time to reconsider [Editorial] - Nierenberg AA.
We are in the midst of a suicide epidemic. Increasing numbers of young people age 10 to 24 years have died by suicide from 2007 (6.8 per 100,000 persons) to 2017 (10.6 per 100,000 persons).1 Although the suicide rate for young people age 10 to 14 years ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of mental health status with suicidal ideation among the community-dwelling elderly - Kim KM, Yoon BH, Sea YH, Park S, Song JH, Yun HJ.
This study examined how mental health status influenced suicidal ideation among community-dwelling elderly at senior citizen centers in Korea. Methods: Data were obtained from a survey on elderly mental health in Jeollanam-do (a southwest p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Factors associated with suicidal ideation of elderly people based on complete enumeration of a community setting - Lee SJ, Lee EJ.
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to investigate relationships of depression, hopelessness, self-esteem, and social support with suicide ideation and to identify factors associated with suicidal ideation of elderly people. Methods A descrip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Loneliness and social integration as mediators between physical pain and suicidal ideation among elderly men - Lutzman M, Sommerfeld E, Ben-David S.
OBJECTIVES: Suicide in the elderly is a complex and significant public health problem. The purpose of our study was to examine the role of loneliness and social integration as potential mediators in the relationship between physical pain and suicidal ideat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Suicide and suicide attempts after subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Xu Y, Yang B, Zhou C, Gu M, Long J, Wang F, Zhu Y, Liu B, Ren H, Yang X.
BACKGROUND: Deep-brain stimulation is a well-established, effective treatment for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. Recent studies examining rates of suicide attempts and suicides after deep-brain stimulation in the bilateral subthalamic nucleus ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news