The most common clinical characteristics and precipitating circumstances included mental health problems, relationship problems, interpersonal trauma and life stressors, and prior suicidal thoughts/behavior, with variance by sex and age group.
The researchers found that there were 2,123 youth with suicide-related emergency department encounters in 2020 versus 2,339 in 2019.
This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate whether there’s evidence that supports the FDA-mandated warning for increased suicidality risk with antiseizure drug usage among people with epilepsy.
We examine a pair of recent studies focusing on primary care physicians and what they need to provide better service to patients struggling with their mental health. How can these physicians improve their suicide prevention tools?
Clinicians writing about the rising rates of suicide and suicidal behaviors among Black youth address the lack of suitable available data and call for the need to mobilize research for prevention.
While prior research indicates that cannabis use may increase the severity of certain psychiatric symptoms, its impact on suicidality is unknown. To inform this gap, investigators extracted data from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health for the years 2008 through 2019.
It is known that disparities exist among US adolescent suicide death rates by sex, race, and ethnicity. Study researchers look at suicidal ideation and attempts amidst these same parameters from 1991 and 2019.
In the 20 months after Hurricane Irma, 17 percent of households reported a need for a mental health care provider, and 37.9 percent did not receive these services.
Expert discusses the roles of brain areas in suicidality, adverse childhood experiences on brain function, and lithium in preventing suicide.
Researchers calculated lifetime and past-year prevalence of suicide ideation and attempts in Puerto Rican young adults using the World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview.