News tagged with suicide
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(Medical Xpress) -- Between five and 10 per cent of people over 60 suffer from depression - a common and disabling disorder. It is predicted that depression will be the second leading cause of disability worldwide within ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hospitalization for physical illness more than doubles the risk of suicide, with approximately one-quarter of suicides attributable to physical illness, according to research published online ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Movies often stereotype people with schizophrenia as being violent and unpredictable, says a researcher who claims Hollywood dispenses misinformation about symptoms, causes and treatment of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) Canada's justice minister says the federal government will appeal a British Columbia Supreme Court ruling that said federal laws banning doctor-assisted suicide are unconstitutional.
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Deaths by suicide among mental health patients treated at home have reached 150 to 200 a year in England, latest national figures reveal but suicides among patients on mental health wards continue to fall.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
After legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide by the Dutch government in 2002, the number of cases was found to have decreased in 2005. Although the frequency of euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands ...
Other Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, ...
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating asthma with leukotriene-modifying agents does not pose an increased risk of suicide in children, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women infected with the Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) parasite, which is spread through contact with cat feces or eating undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables, are at increased risk of attempting suicide, according to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 7 |
Young people in India, the engine of its rapidly expanding economy, are committing suicide at a much higher rate than in the West, researchers said Friday, calling for urgent intervention.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Prescription drug abuse among American college students is linked to depression and suicidal thoughts, a new study finds.
Addiction Jun 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) A British Columbia Supreme Court judge ruled Thursday that Canadian laws banning doctor-assisted suicide are unconstitutional.
Other Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Phys.org) -- Researchers studying mortality rates on over two million people over a forty year time span have found that statistically speaking, people are more likely to die on their birthday, than any other ...
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Groups supporting the right to hasten dying will meet in Zurich this week for a global conference on assisted suicide, reigniting the debate on dignified death.
Other Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year the fastest pace in the nation's decade of war.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0