suicide prevention

Brain Scans Reveal a Possible Biomarker for Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD
Researchers have used brain scanning technology to confirm a relationship between levels of a common type of receptor and the risk for suicidal thinking in people with post-traumatic stress disorder… Read More
 Program to Identify Neural Bases of Suicidal Thoughts and Emotions
Suicide rates have risen in the U.S. for nearly two decades. But it remains difficult to predict who will attempt suicide, and those at risk may not communicate to others when they experience… Read More
Esketamine Reduced Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours of Treatment in Patients with Severe Depression
The experimental drug esketamine rapidly reduced thoughts of suicide and symptoms of depression in a small clinical trial reported April 16 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Read More
Ketamine Rapidly Reduced Suicidal Thoughts in People with Depression
A single dose of ketamine, the anesthetic drug that has been found to have fast-acting antidepressant effects, can significantly reduce suicidal thoughts in patients with depression for up to a week… Read More
Large Study Showed Lithium Lowered Suicide Risk in Patients with Bipolar Disorder
In an eight-year study of more than 50,000 people with bipolar disorder, researchers found that the risk of attempted or completed suicide was reduced significantly when the patients were treated… Read More