Prevalence of suicidal behavior and ideation among young people Our study showed a very high prevalence of suicidal behavior and ideation among young people in the Anywaa area. This study shows higher rates than studies in Dangla, Ethiopia, where suicidal thoughts and attempts are reported at 22.5 and 16.2 percent,Read More →

Suicidal ideation and behavior among people who own guns compared to non-gun owners can be less likely to be detected by screening tools. Researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey study examining patterns of passive and active suicidal ideation, suicidal planning, and suicidal behavior among gun owners and non-gun owners. These outcomesRead More →

This article was originally published here J Am Acad child psychiatry for adolescents. 26 April 2022: S0890-8567(22)00210-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2022.04.011. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Suicidal behavior and bullying victimization are important indicators of adolescent psychological distress and are determined by gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual identity. This study aimed toRead More →

Legislation is underway to ban so-called ‘conversion therapy’ in the UK. A study by Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., a senior research associate at the Ruth Institute, shows that sexual orientation change exertion therapy (SOCE) does no harm, unlike what is widely affirmed. SOCE is consistently misnamed “conversion therapy” by itsRead More →

1. Initiation of a prescription opioid is associated with a more than doubled risk of suicidal behavior in adolescents and young adults. 2. However, when adjusting for confounding variables such as the presence of pain, this increased risk of suicidal behavior is significantly reduced to only 19%. Level of evidenceRead More →

October 15, 2021 1 minute read Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Ugonabo does not report any relevant financial information. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your email addressRead More →

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic spread across the world, it caused global health and economic disasters. More quietly, mental health issues also began to increase in quantity and severity, and there were strong concerns about the potential increase in suicide rates. Most of the population was protected fromRead More →

Urian B.Tech Times July 29, 2021, 02:07 (Photo: Screenshot from official Pexels website) Self-esteem is one of the top four predictors of suicidal behavior in college students | Discoveries of AI algorithms Is there a way to predict suicide risk in college students? Researchers from Montreal and France note thatRead More →

Goal: Lyme borreliosis is a tick-borne infectious disease that may confer an increased risk of mental disorders, but previous studies have been hampered by methodological limitations, including small sample sizes. The authors used a nationwide retrospective cohort study design to examine rates of mental disorders after Lyme borreliosis. Methods :Read More →

According to a study published in Psychological medicine. Although the risk of suicide associated with hormonal contraceptives is relatively low, the results indicate that the topic warrants further attention and research. (If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or follow this link to theirRead More →

The pandemic has primarily focused on the virus itself and potential treatments and vaccines. However, an undeniable residual effect has been the isolation and mental toll that coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has taken on many, which has raised concerns about whether there was an increase in suicide-related behaviors. in older childrenRead More →

The prevalence of suicidal ideation and behavior among preadolescent children is higher than expected, and parents are often unaware of their child’s suicidality, according to a cross-sectional analysis of the Cognitive Brain Development Study of the adolescent (ABCD). Family conflict and poor parental supervision appear to correlate with suicidality inRead More →