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Improper Sleep Leads To Risk Of Depression

Researchers have found that missing out on a good night’s sleep can leave you more likely to become depressed or suffer from bipolar disorder. The largest study of its kind put movement monitors on 91,000 people to track activity levels and survey levels of happiness. The findings, published in the journal Lancet, show being too active at night and inactive in the day was linked to lower mood.

Role Of ED In The Prevention Of Suicide

The European Psychiatric Association Section of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention reflects on the emergency department as a site for suicide risk management and prevention. The emergency department (ED) is the setting where all critical emergencies, including severe life-threatening conditions and suicidal behaviors, are assessed. One of the many challenges for the clinicians working in the emergency department is that they must learn to leave aside their prejudices when treating people with thoughts or acts of self-inflicted harm.