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Do video games affect college students’ capability for suicide?

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students in the U.S. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

New details on link between epilepsy and suicide attempt

Scientists report new details into the link between epilepsy and suicidal behavior, finding suicide attempts -whether a first attempt or a recurrent attempt – are associated with new onset epilepsy… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Younger generations of those in the military more vulnerable to suicide

In the last 10 years, the U.S. military has experienced an unprecedented increase in suicides among personnel. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Suicide rate significantly higher for patients with head and neck cancer

Patients with head and neck cancer have more than 3 times the incidence of suicide compared with the general population, with rates highest among patients with cancers of the larynx and… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Higher suicide risk for those whose parents die when they are young

If a parent dies of suicide, the offspring have a greater risk of committing suicide later; a new study shows that even if the parent died of other causes, the risk is also high. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Online cognitive behavioral therapy intervention to reduce suicide ideation in medical interns

Physicians in training are at high risk for suicidal ideation (thoughts) during their internship year. In an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry, Constance Guille, M.D. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Study sheds light on protecting transgender individuals from suicide

The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors he or she may experience. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Social Support Protects Transgender People from Suicide

Social Support Protects Transgender People from Suicide

While experts acknowledge that a transgender person is at high risk of committing suicide, new research has identified several key factors that can reduce the odds of a tragedy. University of Houston College of Education researchers explain that the likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia, […]

Male suicide on rise as result of austerity

Young males between the ages of 10 and 24 have committed suicide in growing numbers as a direct result of austerity measures brought in across Europe following the 2009 recession. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Primary healthcare providers urged to screen teens for depression and suicide risk

A new paper from nursing researchers with The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Woman’s University finds that depression and suicide risk screening can assist healthcare providers in… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

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