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Study Reveals the Job Problems Contributing to Physician Suicide

June 29, 2022

UC San Diego Health study identifies the main job stressors contributing to physician suicides.

Pharmacists at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population, Study Finds

May 13, 2022

UC San Diego study shows suicide rates were higher in pharmacists than in the general population between 2003 and 2018, with job problems being the most significant feature associated with the suicides.

Preventing Nurse Suicides as New Study Finds Shift in Method

December 21, 2020

In a new study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health researchers report that the rate of firearm use by female nurses who die by suicide increased between 2014 to 2017.

Daring to Ask the Unanswered Questions

February 27, 2023

Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, nurse scientist at UC San Diego Health, mentors other nurses with their research projects. Davidson’s passion for nurse research projects is evident with a new $1.5 million grant to study nurse suicide risk detection and prevention strategies.

Pre-med Student Melds Matrix and Medicine 

March 18, 2021

…research on depression and suicide prevention in nurses and physicians.” Word clouds from an analysis of nurse suicide cases. These world clouds depict six “themes” or categories that the natural language processing analysis identified in the death investigation narratives. As part of his work, Gordon applied Natural Language Processing (NLP)…

Statement Regarding Attack in Turkey

June 30, 2016

Once again this week, the world awoke to news of a terrorist attack on innocent travelers. Scores were killed and injured in the Istanbul Ataturk Airport suicide bombing.

National Study Confirms Nurses at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population

February 3, 2020

In the first national study of its size, researchers at UC San Diego have found that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. Results were published in the February edition of WORLDviews on Evidence Based-Nursing.

Blood Testing Identifies Biomarkers of Suicidal Thoughts

December 15, 2023

Researchers from University of California San Diego have found that people with depression and suicidal ideation have compounds in their blood that could help identify people at higher risk of becoming suicidal. They also found sex-based differences in how depression impacts metabolism.

UC San Diego Embraces Student Wellness, Raises Awareness of Mental Health

November 14, 2012

The University of California, San Diego has a message for its students: your emotional wellness is a top priority. The campus offers a variety of resources to help students achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle, including UC San Diego’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The goal of CAPS is to…

With Landmark Gift, UC San Diego Will Map Compassion in the Brain, then Prove its Power

July 22, 2019

The T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will investigate the neurological basis of compassion, design a compassion-focused medical curriculum and develop new methods to protect and promote the well-being of current clinicians and their patients.

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