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2011-02-08 22:59:52

Due to the recent economic crisis, an increase of health inequalities between socio-economic groups has been noticed in both developed and developing countries. The World Health Organization, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme have all reported these inequalities and emphasized its importance and made this issue a priority. There is evidence that such inequalities not only affect general health, but have a particular impact on mental health. A new study, published in...

2011-01-19 14:40:02

Adult children of divorce are more likely to have seriously considered suicide than their peers from intact families, suggests new research from the University of Toronto In a paper published online this week in the journal Psychiatry Research, investigators examined gender specific differences among a sample of 6,647 adults, of whom 695 had experienced parental divorce before the age of 18. The study found that men from divorced families had more than three times the odds of suicidal...

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2011-01-18 06:05:00

A new study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic finds that medical mistakes, burnout and depression led one in 16 surgeons to contemplate suicide in the previous year, with few seeking help out of fear of losing their job. The study involved nearly 8,000 surgeons, six percent of whom of reported recent suicidal thoughts.  Among those who had recently made a medical error, the rate was 16 percent, although it is not known whether the mistakes were the basis for the suicidal thoughts....

2011-01-17 22:35:21

As many as one in 16 surgeons reported having suicidal thoughts in the previous year, but few sought help from a mental health clinician, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Death from suicide is more common among physicians than among the general population or among other professionals, according to background information in the article. "Although suicide is strongly linked to depression, the lifetime risk of depression among...

2011-01-15 00:00:43

Study conducted among high school teachers in 40 states shows that a new online, interactive training simulation results in statistically significant gains in the likelihood that teachers will intervene with a student exhibiting signs of psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation. The results of the study are available at http://www.kognito.com/atrisk/research.html. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 A study conducted among 327 high school teachers in 40...

2010-12-06 00:00:36

""¦our findings that family acceptance protects against suicidal thoughts and behaviors, depression and substance abuse offer a gateway to hope for LGBT youth and families that struggle with how to balance deeply held religious and personal values with love for their LGBT children"¦" Dr. Cailtin Ryan San Francisco, CA (Vocus) December 5, 2010 For the first time, researchers have established a clear link between accepting family attitudes and behaviors towards their lesbian,...

2010-11-23 12:47:35

Experts recommend more precise diagnosis and closer medical surveillance The active agent ziconotide, the synthetic toxin of the cone snail (Conus magus), was acclaimed a safe alternative to morphine when it was introduced six years ago. Now it is increasingly suspected of causing patients to commit suicide. Researchers working under the auspices of Prof. Christoph Maier (Director of the Pain Clinic Bergmannsheil at the Ruhr University in Bochum) presume that ziconotide not only suppresses...

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2010-11-12 11:15:00

Association of suicide attempts with acne and treatment with isotretinoin: Retrospective Swedish cohort study Individuals who suffer from severe acne are at an increased risk of attempting suicide, according to a paper published on bmj.com today. The study also finds that an additional risk may be present during and up to one year after treatment with isotretinoin, a commonly prescribed drug for severe acne. However, the authors stress that this additional risk is most likely due to the acne...

2010-10-01 14:17:26

For suicidal adolescents, the emergency department (ED) is most often the chosen portal to mental health services. New research, presented Friday, Oct. 1, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, looks at what happens to the 30 percent of suicidal adolescents who are discharged from the ED and whether they go on to access additional mental health services. In "Predictors of Mental Health Follow up Among Adolescents with Suicidal Ideation...

2010-09-14 23:52:19

Medical students with moderate to severe depression more frequently endorsed several depression stigma attitudes than nondepressed students and had a higher rate of suicidal thoughts, according to a study in the September 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on medical education. "Medical students experience depression, burnout, and mental illness at a higher rate than the general population, with mental health deteriorating over the course of medical training. Medical students have a higher risk...


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