Suicide News

Family Bipolar History Can Mean Earlier, More Severe Symptoms

January 3rd, 2014
Family Bipolar History Can Mean Earlier, More Severe SymptomsFor people with bipolar disorder, having a family history of mood disorders often translates into greater symptom severity with an earlier onset, according to a new ...

Study Finds Antidepressants Don’t Work for Bipolar Disorder

December 27th, 2013
Study Finds Antidepressants Don't Work for Bipolar DisorderSome studies and treatment guidelines suggest that antidepressant treatment for bipolar disorder can trigger or increase mania, while others recommend short-term antidepressant treatment and then early discontinuation. New Chinese ...

Combined Therapy Program Can Speed PTSD Recovery in Vets

December 11th, 2013
Combined Therapy Program Can Speed PTSD Recovery in VetsA new therapeutic approach uses traditional psychotherapies and training to relieve combat-related symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans and active U.S. service members. The technique is ...

Youthful Suicide Attempts Can Predict Lifelong Troubles

December 8th, 2013
rope hang teen SSNew research has found that people who attempt suicide before the age of 24 are plagued by more health and psychiatric issues than those who do not. They also have more ...

Teens with Deployed Family Member Face Greater Risk of Depression

December 1st, 2013
Teens with Deployed Family Member Face Greater Risk of DepressionTeens who experience the military deployment of a parent or sibling face a greater risk for depression, according to a new study from the University ...

Mental Health Issues Intertwined with Casual Sex Among Teens

November 20th, 2013
Mental Health Issues Intertwined with Casual Sex Among Teens A new study suggests that among teen and young adults, poor mental health has a reciprocal relationship with casual sex as each contribute to the ...

CBT Shown to Ease Depression in Veterans Young & Old

November 12th, 2013
CBT Shown to Ease Depression in Veterans Young & OldA new study from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compares how older adults and younger adults manage depression. Previous investigations have found that older adults ...

Schizophrenia Suicide Attempts Linked to No Pre-Discharge Evaluation

November 9th, 2013
Schizophrenia Suicide Attempts Linked to No Pre-Discharge EvaluationMany schizophrenia patients who attempt suicide after leaving a hospital did not receive a suicide risk assessment before discharge, according to a new study from Denmark.  These ...

Child Cyberbullying Happens More than Parents Realize

October 28th, 2013
Child Cyberbullying Happens More than Parents Realize New research has discovered that parents underestimate how often their children engage in risky online behavior, like cyberbullying and viewing pornography. Experts acknowledge that cyberbullying has become a ...

Depression Twice as Likely For Migraine Sufferers

October 18th, 2013
Depression Twice as Likely For Migraine SufferersA new study has found that the prevalence of depression among those who suffer migraine headaches is approximately twice as high as for those without migraines. Researchers at the University ...