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January 05, 2021
Depression, but not burnout, is directly linked with suicidal ideation in physicians, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open.
December 08, 2020
Among adults with personality disorders, borderline personality disorder in general—and 3 symptoms of the disorder in particular—were significantly associated with suicide attempts, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
October 20, 2020
Legislation that will establish “988” as the universal telephone number to reach the United States’ suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system has been signed into law.
October 19, 2020
The prevalence of suicide-related behaviors among physicians is “relatively high,” according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
October 05, 2020
BLOG: National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is a day of reflection and pause, a day to remember physicians who have taken their own lives. It is also a day of hope and collaboration, people coming together with ideas and energy to make a difference, to prevent this tragedy from occurring.
August 27, 2020
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.
June 29, 2020
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.
May 18, 2020
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.
February 07, 2020
Counties with higher concentrations of poverty also had higher rates of pediatric suicide, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
February 06, 2020
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.
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