More than 80 per cent of youth who die by suicide had some form of contact with the health care system in the year before their death, according to a new study from St. Michael's Hospital.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide report that there are guns in their homes, and 15 percent of those at risk for suicide with guns in the home know how to access both the guns and the bullets, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—After completing a review of existing research, an expert panel has determined that there is not enough evidence to recommend that all teens and adults be screened for suicide risk factors.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A campaign developed by health professionals and gun dealers in New Hampshire to raise awareness about preventing firearm suicides is garnering national attention.
Health Apr 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Less than half of emergency department (ED) physicians and nurses believe that most or all suicides are preventable, and most do not assess suicidal patients for firearm access unless the patient ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research out of St. Michael's Hospital has found that multiple factors independently predict what makes youth more likely to make repeat suicide-related behaviour.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Reports from a new survey show Wyoming continues to see overall significant declines in junior high and high school students saying they use alcohol and tobacco.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In 2009, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide ranked as the 10th leading overall cause of death in the United States. Prior research has also shown that alcohol use disorders confer increased ...
Addiction Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study casts doubt on the value of current professional treatments for teens who struggle with mental disorders and thoughts of suicide.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Teenagers who experience dating violence could be more likely to get involved in violent relationships and have health problems as young adults, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Suicide risk patterns accelerate up to the age of 20 before moderately levelling off, according to a new report published in the Cambridge Journal of Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new report from researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds the majority of the previously reported increase in suicide in the U.S. between 2000 and 2010 is attributable to an increase ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Suicide rates in the US have risen sharply since the economic crisis took hold in 2007, warn the authors of Correspondence published Online First in The Lancet today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
As part of suicide prevention, evaluation of suicide risk should be carried out on a regular basis in order to attempt early intervention. The EU-funded Suicidality: Treatment Occurring in Paediatrics Programme was developed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1