News tagged with suicide
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The experience of killing in war was strongly associated with thoughts of suicide, in a study of Vietnam-era veterans led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the University of California, San ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who are diagnosed with cancer have a markedly increased risk of suicide and cardiovascular death during the period immediately after being given the diagnosis. This has been shown in a new study ...
Cancer Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Suicide rates in Canada are increasing for girls but decreasing for boys, with suffocation now the most common method for both sexes, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With a deadly dose of barbiturates stashed in his home in a small eastern Dutch town, pensioner Hans Hillebrand is a "self-determinist": he alone wants to decide when it's time to die with dignity.
Other Mar 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Ten years after they became the first countries to legalise euthanasia, the Netherlands and Belgium now provide assisted suicide to 4,000 people a year.
Health Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients. Traumatic childhood experiences were also linked to worse health outcomes ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research from the University of Warwick suggests suicide rates are much higher in protestant areas than catholic areas.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- In a case that challenges Britain's definition of murder, a severely disabled man who says his life has no "privacy or dignity" will be granted a hearing on his request that a doctor be allowed to ...
Other Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Suicides among US army personnel rose 80 per cent between 2004 and 2008, finds research by US Army Public Health Command and published online in Injury Prevention.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Death rates of Japanese men in managerial or professional positions have risen dramatically in 30 years compared to other professions, claims a study published today in the British Medical Journal.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
as both a victim and a bully are three times more likely to have suicidal thoughts by the time they reach 11 years old, according to research from the University of Warwick.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
An Australian man was jailed for three years Thursday after helping an elderly friend kill himself by providing him with an animal anaesthetic he bought in Mexico.
Other Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Top Russian psychiatrists on Friday called for urgent measures to battle the soaring teenage suicide rate, one of the world's highest.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study has revealed the widening gap in suicide rates between Scotland and England & Wales due to a large extent to the number of young Scottish men taking their lives.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0