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Suicidal Depression


Presentation

  • A case of Cushing disease, who presented with suicidal depression as the main complaint is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Pham will present "Relative Risks of Depression and Suicidal Tendency among Victims of School- and Electronic-Bullying With Co-Risk Factors" as a platform presentation on Monday, April 27.[sciencedaily.com]
  • It is scored on a 3-point Likert scale from 0 not present to 2 maximum severity of suicidal ideation.[intechopen.com]
  • That we can sit with and be present in that very moment. Peach nectar sweet and sticky on fingers. The purple ember in a bonfire. The nuzzle of a furry friend. The words that show acknowledgement and being heard.[everydayhealth.com]
Family History of Suicide
  • A higher incidence of suicidal thoughts has been found among people with a family history of suicide. But studies haven’t yet confirmed a genetic link. Aside from genetics, life challenges can cause some people to have suicidal thoughts.[healthline.com]
  • history of suicide Childhood abuse, neglect or trauma[afsp.org]
  • ., major depression) or substance abuse disorders Impulsivity Adverse life events Family history of mental or substance abuse disorder Family history of suicide Family violence, including physical or sexual abuse Prior suicide attempt Firearm in the home[allaboutdepression.com]
  • A number of other factors can contribute to suicide risk—poverty, for one, family history of suicide, for another.[scientificamerican.com]
  • Risk Factors : Untreated mental disorders Prior history of suicide attempt Family history of suicide or mental disorders Family and domestic violence Having guns in the home Incarceration Being male Signs and Symptoms Signs and Symptoms of Suicidal Ideation[valleybehavioral.com]
Nightmare
  • Contrary to what you may have heard, PTSD is very easily treated in a couple of sessions of therapy and many people made depressed by the recurring highly disturbing symptoms – nightmares, hyper-vigilance, panic attacks etc. – come out of their depression[lift-depression.com]
  • Even in Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, Clay Jensen's parents make vague references to his use of medication to deal with nightmares and some kind of past mental illness.[romper.com]
  • Out of the Nightmare : Recovery From Depression And Suicidal Pain, by David L. Conroy, PhD (Authors Choice Press, ISBN 0595414974).[metanoia.org]
Family History of Depression
  • Some of the leading factors that increase the risk of suicide among children and teens are: Family history of depression or suicide Psychological disorder, especially depression, bipolar disorder and/or alcohol and drug abuse disorder Previous suicidal[cincinnatichildrens.org]
  • A family history of depression increases the chances that a child will suffer the same by a factor of 11. But families (and friends) can also play a significant role in preventing suicide. Strong social support is known to lower suicide risk.[yahoo.com]
Dentist
  • "Stress-Related Suicide by Dentists and Other Health Care Workers: Fact or Folklore?" Journal of the American Dental Association 132.6 (2001): 786-794. Aliferis, L. "California to permit medically assisted suicide as of June 9."[medicinenet.com]
Down Syndrome
  • Of course, it is wrong that people who suffer brain damage, epilepsy, Down’s syndrome, and so forth, should also suffer prejudice, but part of the reason people treat them as “other” is because they are the permanent sufferers of an intractable, chronic[telegraph.co.uk]
Sneezing
  • All you’re feeling is an incredible itch to sneeze, and you’re certain that anything short of sneezing wouldn’t relieve you of the sensation.[everydayhealth.com]
Thrombosis
  • There are two types of VTE: 1) deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that is usually in the leg, and 2) pulmonary embolism (PE), a clot in the lungs that can instantly cause death.[center4research.org]
Heart Failure
  • We have to start treating mental illness as the public health crisis that it is; a disease just as lethal as heart failure, cancer, opioid addiction and obesity. We need to make changes in insurance reimbursement policies for mental illness.[themighty.com]
Alopecia
  • […] measured by the Carroll Rating Scale for Depression, CRSD), wishes to be dead and acute suicidal ideation among 480 patients with dermatological disorders that may be cosmetically disfiguring, i.e. non-cystic facial acne (n 72; 5.6% suicidal ideation), alopecia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In the 1 mg dose (Propecia), it is indicated for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia). In the 5 mg dose (Proscar), it is indicated for the treatment and control of benign prostatic hyperplasia.[gov.uk]
Night Sweats
  • But many women suffer a number of unpleasant side effects including hot flushes, mood swings, night sweats, weight gain, decreased sex drive and depression.[dailymail.co.uk]
Eczema
  • […] taken some tablets I had to have a blood test, and you can’t wear long sleeves when you’re having a blood test and so they saw obviously. and they were quite good about it in fact, I was surprised how sort of okay they were, because, because I’ve got eczema[healthtalk.org]
Suicidal Ideation
  • Thorough risk assessment may reveal active suicide ideation The commonly held belief that passive suicidal ideation poses less risk for suicide than active suicidal ideation is steeped in the lore of psychiatric practice.[mdedge.com]
  • […] facial acne (n 72; 5.6% suicidal ideation), alopecia areata (n 45; 0% suicidal ideation), atopic dermatitis (n 146; 2.1% suicidal ideation) and psoriasis (79 outpatients, 2.5% suicidal ideation and 138 inpatients, 7.2% suicidal ideation).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation (BSS) [ 30 ]: The Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation measures the intensity, pervasiveness, and characteristics of suicidal ideations in adults and adolescence and has been used in a variety settings including, inpatient[intechopen.com]
  • Medical interns are known to have higher rates of major depression and suicidal ideation (SI) than the general population.[afsp.org]
Preoccupation with Death
  • […] with death or dying Resources On Campus (413-542-extension) Counseling Center x2354 (confidential) Dean of Students Office x2337 or x2111 after hours Campus Police (if at risk of suicide) x2111 Residential Counselors (RCs) and Area Coordinators (ACs)[amherst.edu]
  • […] with death and dying Belief that dying by suicide is the only way to end emotional pain Psychosocial Symptoms: Feeling helpless; trapped by emotional pain Psychosis Self-loathing Hopelessness Paranoia Intense emotional pain Feeing hopeless about a situation[valleybehavioral.com]
Decreased Libido
  • These include decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, and ejaculation disorders (such as decreased volume of ejaculate). Reporting of suspected adverse reactions Suspected adverse reactions should be reported to us via the Yellow Card Scheme .[gov.uk]
Encephalopathy
  • Martine McCutcheon has revealed the extent of her life's darker periods Martine says the ME (myalgic encephalopathy) she contracted after going bankrupt in 2013 was so bad that she told herself it would be better if she didn't wake up in the morning,[thesun.co.uk]
  • Lyme encephalopathy results in the dysfunction of a number of different mental functions. This in turn results in cognitive, emotional, vegetative, and/or neurological pathology.[mentalhealthandillness.com]
Clumsiness
  • So I always did have like bruises and that but I just said, “Oh I’m clumsy,” oh I’ve done this or I’ve done that, and they believed it.[healthtalk.org]
Memory Impairment
  • These changes are most significant in heavy users.10 Marijuana and Mental Health People addicted to marijuana are at a higher risk for experiencing the negative consequences of using the drug, such as short-term memory impairment and mental health problems[elementsbehavioralhealth.com]

Treatment

  • CONCLUSIONS: The results require replication but suggest a pathway by which selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment may exert a stronger effect compared with norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor treatment on reduction of suicidal thoughts[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A patient under Taxol and granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF, Neupogen) treatment for metastatic breast carcinoma of the liver experienced repeated suicidal depression on days 10 and 11 of therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • As with all CBT treatments, the final phase of treatment focuses on relapse prevention.[intechopen.com]
  • Participants were then randomly allocated to receive mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) plus treatment as usual (TAU) or TAU alone, and retested after 3 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • Combined treatment which addresses both the mental and somatic components of the illness significantly improves the overall prognosis.[mentalhealthandillness.com]
  • "Prognosis after suicide attempt: Standard of care and the consequences of not meeting it." Journal of Psychiatric Practice 15.2 March 2009: 141-144. Reinherz, H.Z., Tanner, J.L. and Berger, S.R.[medicinenet.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology According to the CDC, general statistics on suicide include the following: Every day, approximately 105 Americans die due to suicide Over the past 10 years, suicide rates have increased 12.1 per 100,000 One person dies by suicide every 12.3[psycom.net]
  • Epidemiology According to the CDC , general statistics on suicide include the following: Every day, approximately 105 Americans die due to suicide Over the past 10 years, suicide rates have increased 12.1 per 100,000 One person dies by suicide every 12.3[psycom.net]
  • Eisenberg, ScD, MPH, Division of Epidemiology, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 ( eisen012@umn.edu ). Accepted for publication March 18, 2004.[jamanetwork.com]
  • The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: Results from the national comorbidity survey replication (NCS-R). JAMA 289 , 3095-3105 (2003). 2. Hagen, E.H. Evolutionary theories of depression: A critical review.[nautil.us]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention. Accessed October 12, 2012 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Suicide Prevention.[familydoctor.org]
  • Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention . Accessed October 12, 2012 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Suicide Prevention.[familydoctor.org]
  • Suicide is preventable. And that starts with knowing what to look for and what to do. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255).[webmd.com]
  • But with pilots being responsible for an enormous number of lives every day, the researchers argue that airlines should do more to prevent and treat depression and other mental health problems among their pilots—including breaking down stigmas.[arstechnica.com]

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