More teenagers are identifying as sexual minorities, and sexual minority youth have high prevalence of suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts.
Nurses have an increased risk for suicide and are more likely to have job problems and mental health history and to leave a suicide note.
Cross-sectional study data published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicate that discrimination, abuse, and harassment are highly prevalent in surgical residency training, especially in female residents.
An increased risk of attempting suicide is present both before and after the abortion, suggesting that having an abortion is not the primary contributor to this risk.
Among U.S. adults with a high school education or less, an increase in the state-level minimum wage may reduce the suicide rate.
Assessment of suicide risk as part of routine pediatric type 1 diabetes care is feasible and necessary.
Emergency department patients presenting with deliberate self-harm or suicidal ideation are at substantially increased risk for suicide in the year following discharge.
Using artificial tools to collect and analyze conversations and comments about epilepsy posted online, researchers revealed that 7.8% of all posts by teenagers with epilepsy were related to suicide, compared with 3.2% of adult posts.
Results of a long-term follow-up study of suicide after self-harm, published in the Lancet Psychiatry, found that the period immediately after hospital presentation may be an important time for intervention.
Advanced machine learning may lead to the development of prediction models that can concurrently assess multiple relevant predictors of suicide.