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    Study finds more mental heath visits decreases risk of suicide among youths

    Children with disorders such as epilepsy and schizophrenia have higher rates of suicide, but consistent care reduces risk A multistate study of Medicaid enrollees led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that suicide risk was highest among youth with epilepsy...
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    Review of evidence finds excessive smartphone, social media use may be linked to youth mental health

    A new article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) reviews evidence that suggests an association between excessive smartphone and social media use and mental distress and suicidality among adolescents. The authors say this should be among the factors considered by clinicians and...
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    Study finds high rates of stress events, suicidality among college students

    One in five students surveyed reported thoughts of suicide in the last year For college-bound students and their families, the start of the school year can be a time of excitement and optimism, but a new study brings to light that the college years are also a time of increased risk of stressful...
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    Study finds behavioral-related youth hospitalizations complicated by suicidality

    Emphasis on restoring physical health, and overlooking mental health A recent study published in American Psychiatric Association's Psychiatric Services journal found previous research on youth hospitalizations associated with behavioral and mental disorders failed to adequately consider...