Study Reveals New Details About Relationship Between Suicidal Ideation/Attempt and Alterations in the Immune System
Inflammation in the body causes physical pain each day for untold millions of people, and in that respect it is a well-known and well-understood medical problem. Much less well understood is the role… Read More
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Decreased Suicide Attempts in Youths With Bipolar Disorder
Among young people under age 18 who are diagnosed with disorders on the bipolar spectrum (BD), as many as one in two attempts suicide. Of all psychiatric diagnoses in this age group, BD is associated… Read More
Suicide Risk Fluctuates Across the Menstrual Cycle, Affecting Different Women Differently, Study Finds
Women and men are known to have different vulnerabilities to psychiatric and other illnesses. There are a variety of reasons, including biological differences between the sexes and a vast number of… Read More
Probing the Role of Impulsive Behaviors in Alcohol Misuse and Suicidality
Heavy drinking and the problematic use of alcohol are widely thought to be relevant factors in assessing an individual’s risk for suicidal behavior. It has been the role of research to investigate… Read More
Youths With Suicide- and Self Injury-Related Emergencies Are Often Missed by Standard Hospital Identification Methods
A study in a large hospital system in Southern California finds that common methods of tracking care in emergency settings are missing many children and adolescents with self-injurious thoughts and… Read More