ONE in 10 primary care patients with depression attempt suicide within five years, but the risk is confined almost exclusively to major depressive episodes (MDE), a study shows.
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ANOREXIA is the third most common chronic adolescent condition and the most fatal of all psychiatric illnesses, with mortality rates around 20% after 20 years.
PATIENTS with first-episode psychosis who continue to use cannabis after diagnosis have higher levels of psychotic symptoms than those who stop using the drug, research shows.
NEARLY half of those who kill their own child have a mental disorder, with affective disorder and personality disorder being the most common among perpetrators, UK research shows.
SENDING regular postcards for 12 months to people admitted to hospital with self-poisoning almost halves the rate of readmissions over the next five years, Australian data shows.