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Psych Congress Year-Round
In concurrence with National Suicide Prevention Month, HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company, announced the launch of the Suicide Prevention 360 initiative.
Suicide
Suicide rates among adults increased 41% in the United States between 1999 and 2016, with the most rapid growth occurring in rural areas, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.
Suicide
Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content.
Psych Congress Year-Round
Psych Congress is pleased to announce on World Suicide Prevention Day that our 2019 charitable partner for the upcoming Congress in San Diego is the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Adolescents who were bullied within the past month were approximately 3 times more likely to report having attempted suicide, compared with peers who did not experiencing bullying, according to a published study.
Suicide
New guidelines from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and US Department of Defense (DoD) offer 22 recommendations for screening, evaluating, treating and managing patients who may be at risk for suicide.
General Psychiatry
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: I recently had a chance to speak to State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate’s incoming residents and fellows about well-being and self-care.
Suicide
Suicide rates and attempts are far higher in patients who have had a psychiatric hospitalization, compared with the general population and even patients with similar psychiatric disorders who were not hospitalized, according to a research review in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry.
Suicide
Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene depicting a youth suicide from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account.
Anxiety Disorders
People taking isotretinoin for severe acne commonly experience psychiatric adverse events, according to data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and the iPLEDGE program.
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