Navigation Links
Key findings for all veterans seen in depression and suicide study
Date:10/30/2007

ANN ARBOR, Mich. The largest and most up-to-date study of suicides among depressed veterans provides important new data that may help guide screening and treatment for all veterans.

Published online today (Oct. 30), the study finds that the predictors of suicide among veterans in depression treatment differ from those seen in the general American population, with younger, white, non-Hispanic men having the highest risk among the veterans.

Veterans with substance abuse issues, and those who had been hospitalized for psychiatric reasons in the year before their depression diagnosis, also had a higher suicide risk. Surprisingly, older veterans who had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder in addition to depression had a lower overall rate of suicide than those without a PTSD diagnosis, perhaps because they were more likely to receive care through Veterans Affairs PTSD programs.

Though the study did not directly compare populations of veterans and non-veterans receiving treatment for depression, the study does confirm that suicide rates were very high among depressed VA patients during the study period of 1999 to 2004, reinforcing the need for the VAs recent initiatives to prevent suicide.

The study, conducted by researchers from the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the University of Michigan Health System and U-M Depression Center, will appear in the December American Journal of Public Health issue focused on veterans issues.

The researchers analyzed comprehensive data from 807,694 veterans of all ages diagnosed with depression and treated at any Veterans Affairs facility nationwide between 1999 and 2004. The data are from the VAs National Registry for Depression, developed and maintained by the Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center at the VA Ann Arbors Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence.

In all, the researchers found that 1,683 of the
'/>"/>

Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Fat findings
2. Latest Findings On The Deadly Disease - SARS
3. New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Of Spinal Cord Injuries
4. New Findings for Repeated Miscarriages
5. New findings come to light about monkeypox
6. How Healthy Are Herbal Products? US Findings.
7. New findings, throw light on obesity
8. Dispute in Findings about Radiation exposure
9. New Findings on Autism Research
10. Engineering Nutrient-Rich Plants Made For Feasible By New Findings
11. New Findings in Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... make discoveries everyday, but that doesn,t mean the findings ... for example, the neonatal mortality rate is 10 times ... found that applying an inexpensive topical solution of chlorhexidine ... mortality rate by 24 percent, many Indian parents did ... is not that we don,t have solutions to solve ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... WASHINGTON D.C., September 16, 2014 A team of ... Medicine has developed a new model to study the ... determine how these motions relate to communication within a ... Escherichia coli bacteria to a microcantilever ... a diving board thus coupling its motion to ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... prospective study that compared patient-reported outcomes of a ... demonstrates that single fraction radiation therapy (SFRT) is ... (MFRT) when pain, function and quality of life ... the American Society for Radiation Oncology,s (ASTRO,s) 56th ... in patients, pain, function and degree of distress ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Beginning October 1st 2014, Dallas’ Park ... for its clients who book a recurring visit schedule, and ... they buy. Most recurring visit clients are ones that ... but others include clients whose unique work schedules or lifestyles ... a daily basis. The newly introduced 15-minute visit length ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Founded by former Miami Beach mayoral ... political organization fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. ... After Party recently commissioned a shot-for-shot parody video of ... the movie “Grease.” ( http://youtu.be/zdcvhUgeDRg ) , Called “You’re ... musical parody faithfully recreates the carnival scene made famous ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 2Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 3Health News:And so they beat on, flagella against the cantilever 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 3Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 4Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 2Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 3Health News:Miami Beach Politician Drives 1,400 Miles to Texas to Shoot “Grease” Parody Video Supporting the Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida 2
... School of Medicine has helped confirm the reliability of ... individual's genetic makeup. ,The Stanford group was ... the genetic test can identify patients who are at ... infection. That means high-risk patients could be directed toward ...
... A report released by the Australian Institute of Health ... in Queensland. Nearly 20 to 50% of the population ... to be relying on anti-depressants heavily. ... affair in Queensland where nearly 11,500 prescriptions for anti ...
... today has become the number one killer. More so, related ... occupational Hazard// with millions of people running the risk of ... fibers and second hand smoker are the major causes of ... from exposure to benzene from the dye, drugs, pesticides and ...
... the world. There is also a rise of alcohol abuse ... women says that in women cognitive problems develop faster in ... subject to physical changes in the brain more rapidly than ... at the research institute RTI at the university in Baltimore ...
... Institute of Medicine released a report recommending nutrition ... school environment, such as a la carte cafeteria ... Dairy Council (NDC) applauds the overall recommendations outlined ... nonfat and low-fat dairy products, fruits, vegetables and ...
... An international research team, led by investigators from the ... Institute (DFCI), has found// a new way that some ... drugs like Iressa and Tarceva. Their report, which will ... online release, describes a totally new resistance mechanism that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Test Helps Identify Hepatitis C Patients at High Risk of Developing Cirrhosis 2Health News:New Test Helps Identify Hepatitis C Patients at High Risk of Developing Cirrhosis 3Health News:Today Cancer is the Deadliest Killer 2Health News:Alcoholism Develops Cognitive Problems in Women 2Health News:National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine Report Calls for More Dairy Foods at School 2Health News:New Mechanism Identified for Resistance to Targeted Lung Cancer Drugs 2Health News:New Mechanism Identified for Resistance to Targeted Lung Cancer Drugs 3
(Date:9/16/2014)... Sept. 16, 2014 CorMedix Inc. ("CorMedix") ... developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention ... announces the amendment and restatement of its outstanding ... and related warrants, as well as the warrants ... warrant financing, to remove anti-dilution, price reset and ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, ... company dedicated to delivering high quality and novel medicines ... that Chief Executive Officer Mark Baum will ... Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York City.  Mr. ... Go Dropless™ campaign in ophthalmology. The presentation is ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Sept. 16, 2014  Wearable sports and activity ... less than two years, producing a massive amount ... huge opportunity exists for leveraging this data to ... ) introduced a first-of-its-kind wearable analytics platform for ... of clinical research linking activity and health risks, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 2CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 2Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 4Doctors Launch Initiative to Bridge Gap Between Wearables and Meaningful Health Data 2Doctors Launch Initiative to Bridge Gap Between Wearables and Meaningful Health Data 3
... Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ), as ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), and Korea ... of Understanding for a project that will benefit patients ... Quality Care , which will utilize 3G-enabled applications and ...
... Experts in Telehealth(SM), received one of six national ... Affairs for Home Telehealth Devices and Services.  Cardiocom ... services portfolio which includes its Commander Home Telehealth ... Patient Management Software.   "We are ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 2Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 3Qualcomm Announces Self Quality Care Project to Benefit Chronic Disease Patients in Korea 4Cardiocom Receives U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs National Contract for Home Telehealth Devices 2
... ability to fuse multiple image sets in ... for treatment planning and follow-up. ImageFusion aligns ... complementary features of different scan types. Radionics ... so clinicians can capitalize on the unique ...
... Framelink Stereotactic Linking System simplifies planning for ... (DBS). This software integrates multiple patient ... recording data, to assist in charting the ... target location. Framelink interfaces seamlessly with ...
It provides cranial support in either supine or semi-sitting procedures....
Mathews hand drill, with knurled shank and rotating head....
Medicine Products: