Drug users who suffered childhood abuse are more likely to commit suicide, a new study suggests.
A new study reveals some of the most common reasons why people take their own lives and provides the first scientifically tested measure for evaluating the motivations for suicide.
Researchers believed that children who are exposed to suicide that was committed by a fellow schoolmate have a higher risk of developing suicidal ideation and suicide.
As many as 10 percent of suicides occur in people who have no history of mental health problems.
Half of youth who commit suicide do so by firearm.
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force reported that screenings for suicidal risks might not be as effective as previously thought.
A new study reports that depression might be caused by the lack of communication between brain cells rather than the levels of serotonin.
He is now in critical but stable condition, though police now say that he survived with just a few scratches and minor injuries.
Researchers found that parents of children with autism were 28 times more likely to report that their child idealized suicide or had attempted it, compared to neurotypical children.
Police say that a shamed gynecologist who was recently fired for secretly videotaping and photographing his female patients was found dead in his Maryland home Monday morning after he committed suicide.
For people who fear that they will never have a good night of sleep again, suicidal thoughts may increase.
Nearly 8 percent of all stroke survivors, or one in every 12 persons who has had a stroke wishes to commit suicide, says a new study. Researchers found that even though people dealing with other conditions like heart disease and cancer thought about suicide, it was people dealing with post-stroke depression that had the highest rates of suicide contemplation.
An infectious disease that's carried mostly by cats known as acute toxoplasmosis has severe symptoms like fever, fatigue and muscle aches, says a study from University of Auckland.
In a rather disturbing report, it was revealed that more than half a million adults in California seriously considered committing suicide last year. The revelations came through a study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study used data from the 2009 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS).
According to a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, much of the previously reported increase in suicide cases in the U.S. between 2000 and 2010 can be attributed to an increase in hanging/suffocation. The increase in hanging/suffocation is largest among those aged between 45 and 59 years (104 percent increase), Medical Xpress reported.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.