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 cohort study compares the association of child abuse exposure with suicidal ideation, suicide plans, and suicide attempts in the general Canadian population and 2 cohorts from the Canadian Armed Forces.
This cohort study reports on the magnitude of the association between attempted suicide and epilepsy.
This population-based cohort study examines the long-term risks of suicide after parental death.
This observational study reports an association between implementation of the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Suicide Prevention Program and a reduced rate of suicide attempts among youths 16 to 23 years of age, but no such effect among those older than 23 years.
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).
This prospective study found that parental history of a suicide attempt conveys a nearly 5-fold increased odds of suicide attempt in offspring at risk for mood disorder.
This US Army study found a high concentration of risk of suicide and other adverse outcomes among soldiers after psychiatric hospitalization.
Ljung et al explore whether attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and suicidal behavior share genetic and environmental risk factors.
In a representative cross-sectional survey, Nock and coauthors estimate the lifetime prevalence and sociodemographic, Army career, and psychiatric predictors of suicidal behaviors among 5428 nondeployed US Army soldiers participating in the self-administered survey. See the editorial by Friedman.
Schoenbaum et al present data on prevalence, trends, and basic sociodemographic and Army experience correlates of suicides and accident deaths among active duty Regular Army soldiers between 2004 and 2009. They analyze predictors using Army and Department of Defense administrative data systems. See the Editorial by Friedman.
Goldman-Mellor et al test whether suicide attempts among young people signal increased risk for later poor health and social functioning, above and beyond a preexisting psychiatric disorder.
Dombrovski et al describe the neural circuit abnormalities that underlie disadvantageous choices in depressed patients at risk for suicide and relate these abnormalities to impulsivity, which is one of the components of vulnerability to suicide.
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.
Ilgen et al examine the associations between clinical diagnoses of noncancer pain and suicide during a 1-year period in 4 863 086 individuals receiving care through the US Department of Veterans Healthcare System.