Psychology & Psychiatry

WHO 'needs to act' on suicides caused by pesticides

Scientists are calling for more stringent pesticide bans to lower deaths caused by deliberately ingesting toxic agricultural chemicals, which account for one fifth of global suicides.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines racial inequity in suicide prediction models

Models that can successfully predict suicides in a general population sample can perform poorly in some racial or ethnic groups, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers published April 28 in JAMA Psychiatry.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Globally, no increase seen in suicides in early COVID-19 pandemic

In high-income and upper-middle-income countries, suicide numbers remained unchanged or declined in the early months of the pandemic versus the prepandemic period, according to a study published online April 13 in The Lancet ...

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