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Circadian Rhythm Disruption vs. Major Depression & Suicide Risk (2024 Study)

Circadian rhythms, the natural cycles of physiological and behavioral processes occurring within a 24-hour period, play a crucial role in our overall well-being. Recent research highlights the significant impact of these rhythms on the severity of major depressive disorder (MDD) and, crucially, on the intensity of suicidal ideation among those affected. A new study analyzed …

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Genetics Predict Suicide Risk in U.S. Army Soldiers (2024 Polygenic Analysis)

Suicide remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with its prevention a top priority for both public health initiatives and individual care strategies. Recent research in the US Army offers new insights into the genetic underpinnings of suicide attempts, suggesting that polygenic risk scores (PRS) could become a valuable tool in identifying individuals at risk. …

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Doxycycline Causes Depression, Anxiety, Suicidal Ideation?

Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic that kills bacteria and protozoa by inhibiting protein synthesis (aminoacyl-tRNA to the mRNA-ribosome complex).  The drug was patented in 1957, introduced as a pharmaceutical in 1967, and has received medical approval as a treatment for conditions such as: acne, bacterial pneumonia, chlamydia, cholera, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, …

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Top 11 Professions with Highest Suicide Rates

These days it seems as though many people are unhappy with their jobs. However, employment satisfaction ratings do not necessarily predict whether someone is going to commit suicide. There are plenty of jobs that people claim do dislike, but they still keep showing up to earn their paycheck. There are other jobs that are perceived …

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Robin Williams Suicide Causes: Dementia or Antidepressants To Blame?

Most people are aware of the recent tragedy involving well-known actor and comedic legend Robin Williams. Although he was an extremely talented actor with a brilliant comedic talent, he commit suicide on August 11, 2014. This sent most of his close family members, friends, celebrities, and even the general public into shock. Most people were …

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10 Powerful Suicide Prevention Quotes & Sayings

Many people get depressed at one point or another throughout life. Whether it’s caused by death of a family member, environmental stress, or mental illness, feelings of depression can become difficult for many people. Unfortunately some people get so depressed as a result of their mental illness or life circumstances, that they consider suicide as …

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10 Suicidal Quotes And Sayings With Interpretations

Nearly everyone goes through a time in life in which they experience depression. Whether it’s unfavorable environmental factors, traumatic experiences, and/or dealing with mental illness, depression has become very common. In some cases, the depression becomes so overwhelming, that we are unable to cope with it.  The inability to cope with severe depression is what leads …

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