Relationship between suicide attempts and synthetic cannabinoids in adjustment disorder

Objective: Although it has been known that adult patients with an adjustment disorder diagnosis do not have suicidal behavior similar to adolescents, the validity of this assertion in particular groups is unknown. This study was designed to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with suicide in patients with adjustment disorder that resulted in suicide[…]

Child sexual abuse, bullying, cyberbullying, and mental health problems among high schools students: A moderated mediated model.

Child sexual abuse is associated with adverse outcomes, including heightened vulnerability that may translate into risk of revictimization. The aims of the study were: (1) to explore the direct and indirect links between child sexual abuse and cyberbullying, bullying, and mental health problems and (2) to study maternal support as a potential protective factor. Teenagers[…]

Suicidal behaviours in adjustment disorder and depressive episode.

Little is known about suicidal ideation and behaviours in adjustment disorder (AD). In this paper we sought to examine the variables independently associated with suicidal ideation and behaviour in patients diagnosed with AD or depressive (DE) episode among psychiatric outpatients and in liaison psychiatry. 370 patients who were referred to the liaison psychiatry services (including[…]

Suicidal tendency among adolescents with adjustment disorder: Risk and protective personality factors.

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Embitterment in suicide and homicide-suicide (In: Embitterment: Societal, psychological, and clinical perspectives edited by M. Linden and A. Maercker).

Linden (2003) has posited that a salient, negative life event can lead to the development of posttraumatic embitterment disorder (PTED), conceptualized as an adjustment disorder marked by the prolonged experience of strong emotions marked by bitterness and related feelings in an individual who had otherwise been functioning normally and prior had minimal or no diagnosable[…]

How homeless sector workers deal with the death of service users: a grounded theory study.

Homeless sector workers often encounter the deaths of service users. A modified grounded theory methodology project was used to explore how workers make sense of, respond to, and cope with sudden death. In-depth interviews were undertaken with 16 paid homeless sector workers who had experienced the death of someone with whom they worked. Transcripts of[…]

The Association Between Adjustment Disorder Diagnosed at Psychiatric Treatment Facilities and Completed Suicide

This study is a population-based case control study examining the association between adjustment disorder & completed suicide among Danish people, aged 15-90 years. All suicides in Denmark from 1994-2006 were included, resulting in 9,612 cases. For each case, up to 30 controls were matched, yielding 199,306 controls. Adjustment disorder diagnosis was found in 7.6% of[…]

Adjustment Disorder and the Course of the Suicidal Process in Adolescents

The association of adjustment disorders (with depressed mood) & suicide in adolescents was investigated by means of a psychological autopsy study. Relatives & other informants of 19 Belgian suicide victims were interviewed. Differences in the duration of the suicidal process between suicide victims diagnosed with adjustment disorder & suicide cases diagnosed with other psychiatric disorders[…]

Adolescent Violence Screening in the ED


A Study of Severity of Intention of Suicide in Various Psychiatric Diagnoses