Increase in state suicide rates in the USA during economic recession.

The article discusses the increased rates of suicides in the U.S. It informs that several studies conducted in European countries are reporting significant rise in suicide case due to economic recession as their are 60 percent more deaths in Greece since the year 2007. The data regarding mortality rates was collected from the U.S. Center […]

Precipitating events in adolescent suicidal crises: Exploring stress-reactive and nonreactive risk profiles.

Factors distinguishing adolescents who experienced a precipitating event in the week preceding a suicidal crisis from those who did not were examined. Among 130 suicidal inpatients (mean age = 15.01 years), those who experienced a precipitating event reported significantly lower depressive symptom scores, better perceived problem solving, less suicidal intent, and a lower rate of […]