Robbins Discusses Study Disputing “Myth” Of Military Suicide Rates

In an op-ed for USA Today (4/3, Robbins), James Robbins discusses a study published online in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, which “disrupts the conventional...

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Germanwings Pilot Researched Suicide, Cockpit Doors In Days Before Crash

Coverage of the Germanwings crash investigation continued, focusing primarily on word from investigators that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz planned in advance to crash the jet...

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Employers Face Difficulty Balancing Need For Safety Against Employees’ Privacy Rights

Employers Face Difficulty Balancing Need For Safety Against Employees’ Privacy Rights. Focusing on patient confidentiality, the CBS Evening News (4/1, story 7, 2:15, Pelley)...

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Study Suggests No Link Between War Zone Deployment, High Risk Of Suicide

USA Today (4/2, Zoroya) reports that a “massive study” conducted by the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology at Joint Base Lewis-McChord...

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Bill Introduced To Strengthen Veterans’ Mental Healthcare

The Hill (4/1, Carney) reports that Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) has introduced a bill “to strengthen veterans’ mental healthcare by making it easier to...

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Risk For Suicide, Accidental Death May Be Higher In First Year After A Diagnosis Of Prostate Cancer Than Other Cancers

Medscape (4/1, Johnson) reports that research indicates that “the risk for suicide and accidental death is higher in the first year after a diagnosis...

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Receiving A Diagnosis Of A Life-Threatening Illness May Be A Significant Determination Of Suicidal Ideation In Older Adults

Medscape (4/1, Brauser) reports that research presented March 28 at the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry’s annual meeting suggests that “receiving a diagnosis of...

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Commentary On Crash Demands Respect, Fair Treatment For Those With Mental Health Issues

In a blog post for Reuters (3/31), suicide prevention experts Christopher Gandin Le and Jennifer Gandin Le outlined the two steps they believe will...

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Co-Pilot Informed Lufthansa Of History With Depression Six Years Before Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash

The investigation into the March 24 Germanwings flight 9525 crash and new revelations about the mental health of 27-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz continue to...

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