Psychology & Psychiatry

Is election stress disorder real?

Heading into a contentious national election with an ongoing pandemic and racial unrest, many people are experiencing tension and stress.

Oncology & Cancer

Factors associated with suicide in leukemia identified

(HealthDay)—Male sex, older age at diagnosis, White race, and having acute myeloid leukemia are risk factors associated with suicide among patients with leukemia, according to a study published online Oct. 6 in Cancer Medicine.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher suicide risk among older immigrants with untreated depression

The risk of suicide is clearly elevated in the category of older women with untreated depression who were born outside the Nordic region, compared with corresponding Swedish-born women. This is shown by a study from the University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide deaths among youth following antidepressant boxed warnings

A public health advisory issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2003, followed by drug label warnings, indicated that children and adolescents taking antidepressants were at increased risk of developing suicidal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds self-harm may be socially contagious among adolescents

A new study led by University of Ottawa epidemiologist Dr. Ian Colman suggests non-suicidal self-injury—behaviors like cutting oneself without the intent to die—may be contagious among teenagers, who are more likely to ...

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