Suicide rate higher than average for female clinicians
Male health care practitioners are less likely than all working-age men to die by suicide.
The suicide wars
Dr. Dinah Miller says some people are determined to end their own lives, and for these individuals, suicide may not be preventable.
Elizabeth Wurtzel helped clear the air on stigma
“Prozac Nation” author’s honesty was good for psychiatry, Dr. Robert T. London writes.
Breaking through a ‘cloud of silence’
“When you look after a doctor, you have to be a little suspicious that they may be covering up their suicidality,” said Dr. Michael F. Myers.
Your colleague appears depressed. Now what?
Experts share tips on how to react when fellow physicians appear depressed or suicidal.
Novel analysis links insomnia to first-onset major depressive disorder
First-onset major depressive disorder was significantly associated with difficulty initiating sleep among individuals in a 6-year prospective...
Brains of MDD patients show alterations in areas tied to positive emotions
“To the best of our knowledge, asymmetric alterations in cortical thickness and subcortical volume in patients with MDD have not yet been reported...
Fast-tracking psilocybin for refractory depression makes sense
The FDA also should support the trials of nitrous oxide (laughing gas), and other safe and novel approaches to successfully treat treatment-...
VA Ketamine Controversies
Higher risk of bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety found with autism
“Given the high rates of comorbidity, researchers and practitioners should develop tools that are specific to the unique needs of this population...