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Suicide

Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Clozapine was the only antipsychotic associated with a decreased risk of attempted or completed suicide in a study involving two nationwide cohorts of patients with schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
The suicide rate among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders is 170 times higher than in the general population, according to a study published online in the journal Schizophrenia Research.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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.
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
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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