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"suicide" News

Jan 21, 2019


Researchers Conduct First Population-based Study of Suicide ...

Researchers at the University of Utah Health conducted the first population-based study of suicidality in individuals with ASD in the United States. The 20-year retrospective study found that for individuals with autism,...

Nov 19, 2018


Exploring the Genetic Contribution to Suicide Risk

Researchers at University of Utah Health identified four gene changes that occur more frequently in people who died by suicide that may point to increased risk in vulnerable individuals.

Sep 10, 2017


Child psychiatrist Dr. Doug Gray talks to KSL about suicide

Dr. Doug Gray, faculty member of the University of Utah Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and a Utah pioneer in suicide prevention, contributes to a three-part news series addressing suicide prevention, crisis an...

Sep 08, 2017


University of Utah Health Collaborates with Janssen Research...

Researchers at the University of Utah Health and Janssen Research & Development, LLC have partnered to identify genetic variations associated with an increased risk for suicide.

Mar 25, 2015


Study Links Thin Air, Higher Altitudes to Depression in Fema...

Reduced oxygen is a distinct risk factor for people living farther above sea level.

Apr 08, 2014


Air Pollution's Dirty Secret: Higher Risk for Suicide in the...

After studying records in the Salt Lake Valley, researchers found that increased pollution upped the suicide risk by up to 20 percent.