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Suicide

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Counties with higher concentrations of poverty also had higher rates of pediatric suicide, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Retired California urologist William Lynes, MD, has shared the story of his psychiatric illness and suicide attempt, in publications and in lectures, and believes the results are all positive.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
A 3-day intensive crisis intervention program for adolescents at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, resulted in significant reductions in suicidal ideation 3 months later.
Suicide
Douglas A. Landy, MD
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.
SUICIDE
New research suggests high school students who have had a sports-related concussion may be at increased risk of dying by suicide.

Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Like most survivors of suicide loss, Dr. Sangeeta Mahajan does not want her son to have died in vain. His life was cut short by the rapid onset of a crippling mood disorder.
Depression
Introduction: Although depression is a known risk factor for suicide, little is known about how the prevalence of co-occurring major depressive disorder (MDD) and suicidal ideation/behavior has changed in the last decade, overall and by demographic…
Depression
Introduction: Major depressive disorder (MDD) and suicidal ideation/behavior, both incur substantial mental health resource utilization (MHRU) burden, yet little is known of the burden of suicidal ideation/ behavior within the MDD population and how…
Depression
Introduction: Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a leading cause of disability and a major risk factor for suicide. MDD patients who are suicidal(MDD+SI) are often evaluated in the emergency room (ER) and then hospitalized. This study examined…
Depression
Objective: The current analysis utilized PatientsLikeMe (PLM) data to compare patient-reported experiences in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with suicidal ideation (MDSI) to those with MDD but without suicidal ideation.
Depression
Background: Rehospitalization due to suicidal ideation (SI) or suicidal attempt (SA) could be used to measure effectiveness of depression treatments in patients at risk for suicide. There is limited evidence on how frequently rehospitalization…
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