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For combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, 'fear circuitry' in the brain never rests
Chronic trauma can inflict lasting damage to brain regions associated with fear and anxiety. Previous imaging studies of people with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, have shown that these brain regions can over-or ...
Neuroscience May 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People in the military who suffer more than one mild traumatic brain injury face a significantly higher risk of suicide, according to research by the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study found a relationship between sleep duration and suicidal thoughts in people with insomnia.
Health May 15, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 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
(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
(Medical Xpress)—Residents of states with the highest rates of gun ownership and political conservatism are at greater risk of suicide than those in states with less gun ownership and less politically conservative ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 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
Professor of Psychology Matthew Nock is the author of a new paper, co-authored with other Harvard faculty, which examines suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adolescents. In a recent conversation with the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children with an autism spectrum disorder may be at greater risk for contemplating suicide or attempting suicide than children without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stem cells of the aging bone marrow recycle their own molecules to survive and keep replenishing the blood and immune systems as the body ages, researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF) have discovered.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
According to results of a new study by researchers at the University of Utah, military personnel experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of physical or violent sexual assault as ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
A virtual patient named Denise may help future physicians feel more comfortable and capable assessing suicide risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Since the early 1970s school shootings at American elementary, secondary and higher education institutions have been a painful reality for American society. After each incident – like the recent attack in Newtown, CT – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found the first proof that a chemical in the brain called glutamate is linked to suicidal behavior, offering new hope for efforts to prevent people from taking their own ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Three University of Kentucky (UK) sociologists have co-authored a study that helps to fill a gap in our understanding of suicide risk among African-American women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0