Explore the latest in suicide, including its epidemiology and risk factors and advances in policies and interventions designed to prevent suicides.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial compared mortality among suicidal adolescents who received a psychoeducational social support suicide prevention intervention with that among suicidal adolescents who received treatment as usual.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines longitudinal studies on cohorts of individuals with psychotic experiences to determine their likelihood of suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and suicide death.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the risk of suicide after concussion and/or mild traumatic brain injury in a cohort of more than 700 000 individuals diagnosed with these conditions, compared with a cohort of more than 6.2 million individuals who had not been so diagnosed.
This systematic review and meta-analysis synthesizes the available literature to evaluate the association between atopic dermatitis and suicidality.
This study examines whether using aripiprazole for the first time or adding it to a treatment regimen lead to serious outcomes for patients with a history of taking antipsychotic medications.
This Patient Page outlines treatment options such as therapy, medication, and sleep as well as suicide prevention for children with depression.
This evaluation of media trends compared searches on social media for key words after a celebrity overdose and a celebrity suicide.
This study evaluates 12 years’ worth of clinical data on transvaginal mesh complications and depression or self-harm in women who received a midurethral mesh sling.
This study quantifies the postmortem incidence of acute surgical- and trauma-associated pathologic conditions of inmates in Miami Dade County, Florida.
This population-based study examines the risk of suicide in patients in England after diagnosis of cancer, including cancer type and stage, time since diagnosis, and sociodemographic factors.
In this narrative medicine essay, a neonatologist-in-training finds that small, ordinary treasures—the first blooms of forsythia, the brilliant flash of an ignited Amaretti wrapper, incandescent cracks of lightning on a muggy summer night—mitigate some of the pain of her memories of having watched her father’s struggle with alcoholism, his failed marriage, and his suicide.
This study uses data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey to estimate associations between sleep duration and risk-taking behaviors among high school students in the United States.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the risk of attempted suicide among homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youths compared with heterosexual adolescents.
This study examines temporal patterns of injury fatalities in the United States from 2000 to 2016 by querying the WISQARS database for trends of fatal injuries, stratified by intent (homicides, suicides, or unintentional), major racial/ethnic groups, and injury mechanism.
This qualitative study assesses the needs of stakeholders who would be affected by implementing an evidence-based approach to firearm safety promotion in pediatric primary care settings as a youth suicide prevention strategy.
In this narrative medicine essay, the author mourns the suicide of young adult of a friend and relives his brother’s suicide 30 years earlier in a stream of consiousness montage of grief and advice to succor for those left behind.
This study examines temporal trends in nonfatal adversity-related injury admissions overall and for self-inflicted injury among young people in England.
This Viewpoint examines psychiatric physician-assisted death in terms of the stance of the American Association of Suicidology and the societal commitment to the prevention of suicide.
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