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Spousal suicide increases risk for mental disorders

March 22, 2017

Experiencing spousal suicide increased risk for mental and physical disorders, as well as social outcomes, such as more municipal support, according to recent findings.

“Studies have linked mental health outcomes to spousal suicide and evidence of an effect on physical and social health outcomes is lacking. Also, those bereaved by other causes of sudden death experience mental disorders,” Annette Erlangsen, PhD, of Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevention, Copenhagen, and colleagues wrote. “To our knowledge, however, whether any aspects of loss by suicide are worse than bereavement in general remains unexamined.”

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Deprivation prior to adoption negatively affects later mental health

March 21, 2017
Adoptees exposed to institutions shortly after birth had increased risk for mental and neurodevelopmental impairment later in life, despite living in supportive families…
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AAP report provides guidance on managing child abuse

March 20, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics and other pediatric behavioral health organizations released a report that outlines guidance and recommendations for clinicians…
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Gun use in IPV has hidden mental health consequences

March 7, 2017
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Crisis intervention reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiers

February 8, 2017
A crisis response plan that included a patient-therapist discussion on personal warning signs for an emotional crisis, coping skills and social…

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Young men exposed to violence more likely to carry guns

January 31, 2017
Addressing the psychological harms that occur in young men who are repeatedly exposed to violence may be crucial in reducing gun carrying and gun…

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Study examines IPV survivor strategies among black women

January 25, 2017
Black women who experienced intimate partner violence reported three distinct types of survivor strategies: internal, interpersonal and external…

Columbia receives award to expand domestic violence services

January 23, 2017
The Chapman Perelman Foundation recently awarded $1 million to the department of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center to expand the…

US DoD grant will study virtual technology for TBI in veterans

January 19, 2017
The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Daniel Krawczyk, PhD, of the University of Texas at Dallas, to study a…

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January 6, 2017
Approximately 60% of men and 50% of women will experience at least one trauma throughout their life and 10% of women and 4% of men will develop PTSD…

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Child abuse in US Army may be severely underreported

January 5, 2017
Recent findings indicated that approximately 20% of child abuse cases among dependents of U.S. Army soldiers were linked to a Family Advocacy Program…

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WHO analysis expands on trauma, PTSD association

January 4, 2017
Analysis of a large cross-national community sample indicated previous traumatic experiences were generally associated with PTSD, though generalized…

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Study suggests link between violence, depression, PTSD

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PTSD was common among women receiving mindfulness therapy for depression at an urban federally qualified health center, suggesting an association…

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