Suicide & Self-Harm
Self-harm has been the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Colorado between 2004 and 2012.
There is a clear need for methods to help identify individuals at risk of suicide, and certain biomarkers could aid in such efforts.
Incidence rate ratios were more increased for parental diagnoses of antisocial personality, cannabis use, and parental suicide attempt.
Those admitted to a hospital with a psychiatric diagnosis were 63% likely to die by suicide.
The extent or severity of physical ailments and functional impairment needs to be carefully examined in order to successfully prevent suicide in late life.
Suicide prevention strategies should include the provision of nighttime services.
National Suicide Prevention Week, September 5 - 11, 2016
Many suicidal people experience difficulty describing their internal states, making assessment more challenging and demanding a high level of skill.
More than 80% of males and 87% of females who died from a subsequent suicide attempt did so within 12 months of their first attempt.
This nationwide population-based cohort study is currently the largest study to examine infections as a predictor of death by suicide.
Treatment on open wards was linked to lower odds of suicide attempts and to absconding with and without return.
At 12 months, researchers found a significant association between smoking reduction and suicidality.
Researchers found variation in the quality of responses to callers.
As the Congress, VA, CDC and the Obama Administration address the issue, recent neuroimaging studies point to effective diagnostic tools available for PTSD and TBI — two common conditions among suicide victims.
The findings could have important clinical implications in the treatment of patients with arthritis.
Events that happen in childhood and adolescence can predispose individuals to suicidal behavior.
Identifying environmental factors that reduce the risk of suicidal behavior is crucial.
Identifying environmental factors that put teens at risk for suicidal behavior is crucial.
Meeting the Needs of a Vulnerable Population
Maria Oquendo, MD, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, discusses her goals for the association.
These findings contradict previous data that impulsivity is a risk factor for suicide attempts.
Strategies are needed to help physicians cope with patient suicide.
The lifetime prevalence rate for serious suicidal ideation on campuses is on the rise.
What might be behind rising US suicide rates?
Atomoxetine was not found to be associated with increased suicide risk compared with stimulant use in children and adolescents.
A potential hurdle for clinicians and communities following adolescent suicides is to promote preventability while simultaneously reducing feelings of guilt.
Persistent suicidal ideation was identified in up to 40% of participants with first-episode psychosis.
These findings point to missed chances for intervention.
Stillbirth is associated with suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety and other manifestations of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Study is the first to compare suicide risk of new mothers with postpartum disorder to other categories of women.
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