Latest News

Adults at higher risk of suicide attempt if parent abused alcohol, research finds

People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85 percent more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol, according to research. Furthermore, having divorced parents increased by 14 percent the risk that a person would try to take his or her own life when compared to people whose parents did not divorce, the study found. But putting those two factors together -- parents who abuse alcohol and are divorced -- did not increase suicide attempts, according to the study.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Newer genetic testing methods may provide benefit for children with suspected autism

  • Teens lose sleep after change to daylight saving time, study shows

  • Back to school and back to sleep

  • New hope for Lou: Unexplored therapeutic targets for ALS

  • To email or not to email? For those in love, it's better than leaving a voice message

  • Laughter, then love: Study explores why humor is important in romantic attraction

  • Emotional behavior altered after multiple exposures to anesthesia during infancy

  • Smallest 3-D camera offers brain surgery innovation

  • Study shows how investments reflected shift in environmental views

  • Who gets a transplant organ?

  •