This population epidemiology study uses data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to compare trends and patterns of mortality from self-injury with those from diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, and kidney disease between 1999 and 2014.
This longitudinal cohort study compares rates of self-harm, unintentional injury, and suicide in patients with bipolar disorder prescribed lithium, valproate sodium, olanzapine, or quetiapine fumarate.
This Viewpoint discusses the false dichotomy of separating suicides from fatal self-injurious acts that are labeled “accidents” or “unintentional” deaths.
This randomized clinical trial reports that a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) intervention that includes skills training is effective for reducing suicide and self-injury attempts in women with borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Maciejewski et al determine the relative importance of genetic and environmental influences on the variation in nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal ideation and their covariation.
This 2-year observational cohort study investigates whether lower midbrain serotonin transporter binding potential predicts future suicide attempts, intent, and lethality in patients with major depressive disorder.
This study uses Swedish national registry data to identify triggers for violent behavior in patients with schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders, and to compare risk in those populations vs healthy controls.
This cross-sectional imaging study identifies the effects of prenatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure on brain structure and assesses the cognitive and behavioral correlates of those abnormalities in school-age children.
Bryan and Clemans determined whether suicide risk is more frequent and heightened among deployed military personnel with multiple lifetime traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) than among those with no TBIs or a single TBI.
This observational study examines the use of glucose and lipid testing in Medicaid patients receiving antipsychotic therapy.
Yurgil et al examine the extent to which self-reported predeployment and deployment-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) confers increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when accounting for combat intensity and predeployment mental health symptoms.