suicide prevention

suicide prevention

 Program to Identify Neural Bases of Suicidal Thoughts and Emotions

Suicide rates have risen in the U.S. for nearly two decades. But it remains difficult to predict who will attempt suicide, and those at risk may not communicate to others when they experience suicidal thoughts.

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Esketamine Reduced Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours of Treatment in Patients with Severe Depression

The experimental drug esketamine rapidly reduced thoughts of suicide and symptoms of depression in a small clinical trial reported April 16 in the

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Ketamine Rapidly Reduced Suicidal Thoughts in People with Depression

A single dose of ketamine, the anesthetic drug that has been found to have fast-acting antidepressant effects, can significantly reduce suicidal thoughts in patients with depression for up to a week, according to a new analysis.

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Large Study Showed Lithium Lowered Suicide Risk in Patients with Bipolar Disorder

In an eight-year study of more than 50,000 people with bipolar disorder, researchers found that the risk of attempted or completed suicide was reduced significantly when the patients were treated with lithium, compared to an alternative drug called valproate.

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man with suicidal thoughts, bipolar disorder and depression

Thoughts of suicide in patients with bipolar disorder declined significantly within 24 hours following treatment with ketamine, according to a small randomized trial reported April 28 in the journal

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