Mental health support has been on the rise since the pandemic, with employees across industries demanding increased resources from their employers. This has led to an increase in wellness benefits, such as free counseling, subscriptions to Headspace, Calm and other meditation apps, more paid time off (PTO) for employees toRead More →

Beyond genetic factors, the onset of Huntington’s disease later in life was linked to being in a stable partnership, living in large cities and having lower levels of education, according to a large-scale analysis. In comparison, younger age at disease onset was associated with suicidal behavior and alcohol, drug andRead More →

Dr. Michael B. Premier. In this Q&A, Michael B. First, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, Editor and Co-Chair, DSM-5-TR, answers questions about his panel presentation at Psych Congress Elevate 2022, titled “DSM -5 Text Revision (DSM-5-TR): What’s New and What’s Different.” Dr. First reviews the majorRead More →

The questionnaire was initially in English and was translated into Amharic (local working language). The questionnaire includes socio-demographic characteristics (age, education, marital status, grew up with, employment, relative wealth and age at marriage), psychosocial characteristics (verbal abuse, physical abuse, history of rape, social support, substance abuse user husband, sexually unfaithfulRead More →

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 →

Active psychiatric disorders are associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviors in Huntington’s patients participating in clinical trials, a large study suggests. The study, “Risk factors for suicidality in Huntington’s disease: an analysis of the 2CARE clinical trialwas published in Neurology. Huntington’s disease is primarily recognized for its motorRead More →

Michelle Li In a recent study, Yale researchers shed new light on the genetic risk factors underlying suicidal behavior. Yale researchers identified several genes associated with quantitative suicidality scores using a suicide attempt severity scale. Such associations have been found near genes involved in anaerobic energy production, circadian clock regulationRead More →

According to results published in European Journal of Psychology. The researchers compared 20 patients with nonpsychotic unipolar depression who had attempted suicide with 20 matched patients who had not attempted suicide and with 20 healthy control participants. All participants who had attempted suicide in the past had an average ofRead More →

Perfectionist tendencies are positively associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts, according to the results of a study published in the personality diary. The researchers conducted a literature review of 45 studies, which included undergraduate students, medical students, community adults, and psychiatric patients (n=11,747). The association of various types of perfectionismRead More →