Suicide And Self-Harm

Temperature, Seasonal Changes Associated With Suicide Attempts in Young People

Temperature, Seasonal Changes Associated With Suicide Attempts in Young People

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Suicide attempts were shown to increase in the summer and during periods of warmer temperatures in people age 15 to 25.

Antiepileptic Drugs Not Linked to Suicide-Related Behavior

Antiepileptic Drugs Not Linked to Suicide-Related Behavior

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Suicide-related behavior was not found to be linked with epilepsy status or AEDs.

Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts in Disadvantaged Younger Adults

Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts in Disadvantaged Younger Adults

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Suicide attempts are more likely to occur in younger, socioeconomically disadvantaged adults.

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

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Comorbid anxiety disorders among patients with depression or bipolar disorder were not associated with suicide attempts.

Disagreement Over Connection Between Suicide Risk May and Household Firearm Possession

Disagreement Over Connection Between Suicide Risk May and Household Firearm Possession

Many adults in the US do not believe that guns in the house increase the risk of suicide.

Lithium Reduces Risk of Suicide in Patients With Mood Disorders

Lithium Reduces Risk of Suicide in Patients With Mood Disorders

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Lithium is the only medication to demonstrate an antisuicidal effect over and above its action on mood episodes in bipolar disorder.

Rising Numbers of Suicide Attempts in Younger Adults

Rising Numbers of Suicide Attempts in Younger Adults

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The number of suicide attempts has risen in younger adults with less formal education and with mental illness.

Psychotic Experiences Associated With Subsequent Suicidal Thoughts

Psychotic Experiences Associated With Subsequent Suicidal Thoughts

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Research has shown psychotic experiences to be associated with subsequent suicidal thoughts and behaviors, particularly in children younger than 12.

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

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There does not appear to be a causal association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.

'13 Reasons Why' Raises Suicide Awareness, But Also Suicide Ideation

'13 Reasons Why' Raises Suicide Awareness, But Also Suicide Ideation

The Netflix show 13 Reasons Why, brought up concerns that viewers may be inspired to act on suicidal thoughts.

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