Using data from electronic health records, a predictive computer model was able to flag 38% of patients who attempted suicide an average 2 years before the attempt, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
BLOG: In my work, I see patients already identified as suicidal either by word or deed. My job is to assess the degree of risk and decide what type of care is needed. In meshing my own experiences with suicide with those who I treat, I’ve arrived at a number of conclusions which happily are supported in the literature.
The suicide of a 16-year-old who was cyberbullied over sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy shows acceptance - including legal support - is key to improving mental health, LGBT+ advocates said on World Mental Health Day on…
SAN DIEGO—Added to standard-of-care treatment, esketamine nasal spray rapidly reduced depressive symptoms in patients at imminent risk of suicide, according to two phase 3 trials presented at Psych Congress 2019.
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.