Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adolescents, psychiatric hospitalization and COVID-19

As we approach the sixth month of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in the United States, our focus must shift beyond acute management of disease to the broader effects of this pandemic on health and wellbeing. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD

People taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalised and potentially after they recover, suggests an analysis of past research led by the UCL Institute of Mental Health with King's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to reduce suicides on the psychiatric ward

Over the last decade, more than 50 people have died by suicide while admitted to psychiatric facilities in California. The figure paints a bleak picture of the options available for people in the midst of a mental health ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Improved support after self-harm needed to reduce suicide risk

Risk of suicide following hospital presentation for self-harm is very high immediately following hospital discharge, emphasising the need for provision of early follow-up care and attention to risk reduction strategies

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