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Bereavement by suicide increases risk for attempted suicide

February 12, 2016

Young adults bereaved by suicide had an increased risk for suicide attempt compared with peers bereaved by sudden unnatural causes or sudden natural causes.

“Our results highlight the profound impact that suicide might have on friends and family members,” Alexandra Pitman, MSc, of University College London, United Kingdom, said in a press release. “However, these outcomes are by no means inevitable. If you have been bereaved by suicide, you should know that you are not alone and support is available.”

CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016
CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.Providers in the Medicare &…

Pfizer announces leadership team for combined company after proposed Allergan merger

February 12, 2016
Pfizer announced in a press release its executive leadership team for the combined Pfizer and Allergan business following the close of the proposed merger of the…

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An Overview

Psychiatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 46 Issue 1
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder of childhood. ADHD…
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First-Episode Psychosis: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Psychosis occurs first in young people and then can progress into a chronic lifelong disorder. Although some patients…
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