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 →