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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  The next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. CDT, is a rebroadcast from October 2013. Timothy Lineberry, M.D., and J. Michael Bostwick, M.D., joined us to discuss suicide prevention.  There are an estimated one million suicides worldwide each year, but there is hope that number can drop if we understand [...]

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Suicide Prevention (rebroadcast)

The next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. CDT, is a rebroadcast from October 2013. Timothy Lineberry, M.D., and J. Michael Bostwick, M.D., joined us to discuss suicide prevention.  There are an estimated one million suicides worldwide each year but there is hope that number can drop if we understand [...]

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]

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Mayo Clinic Suicide Prevention Expert Outlines New Steps to Tackle Military Suicide

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 10, 2012.  The suicide rate in the U.S. Army now exceeds the rate in the general population, and psychiatric admission is now the most common reason for hospitalization in the Army. These concerning trends are described by Timothy Lineberry, M.D., a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist and suicide [...]

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Suicide Prevention, Telemedicine Among Topics at Mayo Clinic Transform 2012

WHAT: The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation is holding Transform 2012, its fifth symposium on redesigning how health care is experienced and delivered. WHO: Participants include Journalist and commentator John Hockenberry, serving as moderator Garrison Keillor, host and writer of "A Prairie Home Companion" Phil Satow and John MacPhee of [...]

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Mayo Clinic Psychiatrists Present Suicide Research at American Psychiatric Association

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 4, 2012.  A suicide study will be among the research presented by Mayo Clinic psychiatry and psychology experts at the American Psychiatric Association meeting Saturday through Wednesday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. They also are available to offer expert comment on other research findings. [...]

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Suicide Researchers Gather to Talk Veterans, Bullying, Adolescents, Prevention

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians, researchers, psychologists, social workers and educators are gathering April 18-21 at the American Association of Suicidology Conference in Baltimore to discuss and present the latest in suicide prevention and research on topics such as post-traumatic stress disorder, college and youth mental health and bullying. "This meeting [...]

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Common Suicide Myths in Light of World Suicide Prevention Day

Talking to someone about suicide will increase the chances that they will act on it — true or false? False. The truth: When someone is in crisis or depressed, asking if he or she is thinking about suicide can help. Giving a person an opportunity to open up and share [...]

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Join TODAY's Suicide Prevention Twitter Chat

Thank you for participating in the chat this week. For those who missed it or would like to review the information shared you can read the transcript. Mayo Clinic, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and USA Today are teaming up for a Twitter chat Monday, Sept. 9 from 1-2 p.m. (EDT).  Follow #suicidechat.  Those joining [...]

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

For children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the first large, population-based study has found that ADHD doesn’t go away and that psychiatric disorders can often develop when they are adults. Lead investigator William Barbaresi, M.D., of Boston Children’s Hospital, who began the study and has a joint appointment at Mayo Clinic, says, “Only 37.5 percent of the [...]

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Fighting the Battles of Military Suicide

Military suicide is a major public health concern. The suicide rate in the U.S. Army exceeds the rate in the general population, and psychiatric admission is the most common reason for hospitalization in the Army. Mayo Clinic psychiatrist and suicide expert for the Army, Timothy Lineberry, M.D., describes these trends in the September [...]

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Suicidal Behavior In Children And Adolescents

Mayo Clinic psychiatry and psychology experts are presenting several studies at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Philadelphia this weekend through Tuesday May 8. To speak with an expert or inquire about research, whether or not you are attending the meeting, please contact Nick Hanson at 651-235-2265, hanson.nicholas@mayo.edu. Follow tweets at #APAAM12. In the downloads above, Timothy [...]

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What Drives Different People Toward Suicide

New research  on what drives different people at various stages of their life toward suicide is being presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, this weekend. Katherine Brazaitis, of the Catholic University America, and Mayo Clinic researchers say Internal Intervention is the No. 1 reason people feel suicidal – meaning [...]

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Surgeon General Says Suicide Major Health Issue

About 100 people die every day by suicide and hundreds more think about or harm themselves — making suicide a significant public health issue.  This is one of the messages U.S.  Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., brought to the American Association of Suicidology annual conference in Baltimore this week. Dr. Benjamin is leading a [...]

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