Suicide

TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

Increased suicide risk with one, two, and three or more medical contacts for traumatic brain injury.

Traumatic brain injury associated with higher rate of suicide

In this retrospective study, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) was associated with a doubling in deaths by suicide, especially within the 6 months post-TBI.

Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk

Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk

Findings independent of offsprings' views on religious importance.

Synthetic Opioid Involvement in Opioid-Related Deaths Increases

Synthetic Opioid Involvement in Opioid-Related Deaths Increases

From 2010 to 2016, synthetic opioid involvement up from 14.3 to 45.9% of opioid-related deaths

People With Opioid Use Disorder Have High Suicide Rate

People With Opioid Use Disorder Have High Suicide Rate

Based on data from multiple sources, many opioid-overdose deaths seem to be suicides

7 online tools and mobile apps recommended to reduce burnout, stress

7 online tools and mobile apps recommended to reduce burnout, stress

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Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.

Preventing suicide in US veterans

Preventing suicide in US veterans

Greater awareness and enhancing communication between patients and primary care providers can help lower the risk of suicide among US veterans.

Divergent views on the ACP position statement on physician-assisted suicide

Divergent views on the ACP position statement on physician-assisted suicide

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The ACP proposes that efforts should focus on improving end-of-life care, as through palliative and hospice care.

Suicide attempt risk not associated with ADHD treatment

Suicide attempt risk not associated with ADHD treatment

There does not appear to be an association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

Suicide prevention: restricting access to lethal means is effective

Suicide prevention: restricting access to lethal means is effective

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While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.

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