Since 1990, the age-standardized mortality rate for suicide has decreased worldwide.
In addition to attachment styles, suicidal ideation was associated with variables such as obesity and living alone.
Patients with a cancer diagnosis have an increased risk for suicide during the first year after their diagnosis compared with the general population, with higher suicide rates for cancers with a poor prognosis.
Cancer patients have an increased suicide risk, which is predominant among men and white patients.
Between 2013 and 2017, the cumulative incidence of suicide was higher in the autism spectrum disorder population compared with the non-ASD population.
There is a high prevalence of parental unawareness and adolescent denial of suicidal thoughts.
Three classes of drugs hold potential as repurposed agents to treat patients with serious mental illness.
Investigators compared trajectories of depressive symptoms in sexual-minority adolescents and heterosexual adolescents from age 10 to 21.
Researchers analyzed data from a US insurance claims dataset to evaluate the relationship between suicide attempts and prescription psychotropic medications.
The risk for subsequent self-directed violence is increased among young people presenting to the emergency department for certain medical conditions.