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'Diseases of despair' have soared over past decade in US

'Diseases of despair', such as substance abuse, alcohol dependency, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors, have soared in the US over the past decade, reveals an analysis of health insurance claims data published in the online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Increases in suicide rates in young adults from 2000 to 2018

(HealthDay)—From 2000 to 2018, there were increases in suicide rates among persons aged 10 to 24 years, according to the Sept. 11 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying is common factor in LGBTQ youth suicides, study finds

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deaths from alcohol, drugs, suicide topped 150,000 in 2018

(HealthDay)—In 2018, opioid overdose deaths declined, but deaths involving alcohol, suicide, synthetic opioids, and other psychostimulants rose, according to a brief released May 21 by the Trust for America's Health and ...

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