People with a mood disorder and a history of suicide attempt appear to have distinct patterns of brain circuit connectivity compared with other individuals—including people with mood disorders and a history of suicidal thoughts without suicide…
SAN DIEGO—Mental health clinicians should assess patients’ past and present suicidal ideation and behaviors, both regularly and during times of stress, an expert said at the Psych Congress 2019 Suicide Prevention 360 Pre-Conference.
SAN DIEGO—A safety plan is a powerful resource which mental health clinicians can develop with their patients to help prevent suicidal behaviors, a speaker at the Psych Congress 2019 Suicide Prevention 360 Pre-Conference said.
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.
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.