Suicide risk increases significantly following a cancer diagnosis

New research indicates that the risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, and this increase varies by the type of cancer diagnosed. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Patient-carer relationships disrupted by hospital reorganisation

Research from King's College London suggests that reorganisation of mental health services can have a negative effect on the health of people with severe mental illness, due to the disruption of relationships between patients ...


AMA to collect data on suicide among doctors-in-training

(HealthDay)—By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training. The data collection policy was ...

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