Head Injury and Suicide

A large Danish population study which looked at more than 100,000 hospital admissions for head injury for over a decade and examined the causes of death, found this: You are four times more likely to kill yourself after you’ve suffered bruising or bleeding to the brain. You are three times more likely after concussion. You […]

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Did Sir Louis earn it?

Professor Louis Appleby has received a Knighthood in the 2023 New Year’s Honours listed for his ‘services to medicine and mental health’. No doubt he is being congratulated widely. However, do his services to mental health really bear close examination? He leads the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England. Such a strategy is vital to

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