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.
The risk for suicide among patients with schizophrenia aged 18 to 34 years of age is 10 times higher than that for the general U.S. population.
The researchers sought to describe current research on exposure to suicide among mental health professionals and first responders, focusing on its prevalence and impact, and to identify gaps in the literature.
The researchers asked whether implementing suicide prediction models reinforces and worsens racial and ethnic disparities in care.
In order to test the hypothesis that the suicide rate rose after the first national lockdown began in England, the researchers used data from established systems of real time surveillance (RTS) of suspected suicides in areas covering a total population of around 13 million.