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IOL Study, Funded by $1 Million Grant, Focuses on Repeat Suicide Attempts

Psychiatric inpatients with prior suicide attempts are at particularly high risk to commit suicide, especially within the first few months after discharge. In this study, researchers at the Institute of Living’s Anxiety Disorders Center will examine whether a brief cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can benefit this vulnerable population.  They will enroll 200 inpatients admitted following a suicide attempt. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either CBT or Treatment as Usual. They will follow up with patients each month for 6 months after discharge. This study will be the first to establish an empirically-supported behavioral intervention for suicide prevention in suicidal inpatients and will be the foundation for future trials to accomplish dissemination and implementation of this treatment across health care systems. 

The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living seeks to provide evidence-based psychological treatments to patients with a range of anxiety and mood disorders, and to conduct meaningful research on the nature and treatment of these disorders.  Under the direction of Dr. David Tolin, the Anxiety Disorders Center has been one of the Institute of Living’s centers of excellence for nearly 20 years.

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Druzhinin, V G. Taxonomic diversity of sputum microbiome in lung cancer patients and its relationship with chromosomal aberrations in blood lymphocytes.  Scientific reports. 2020 Jun 15

Farhat, Luis C. Measuring Treatment Response in Pediatric Trichotillomania: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials.  Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology. 2020 Jun

Gill, Christian M. Evaluation of the EDTA-Modified Carbapenem Inactivation Method for Detecting Metallo-beta-Lactamase-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  Journal of clinical microbiology. 2020 May 26

Hadfield, Matthew J. Siliconoma mimicking a locally invasive fungating breast malignancy.  The breast journal. 2020 Jun

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Holleran, Laurena. The Relationship Between White Matter Microstructure and General Cognitive Ability in Patients With Schizophrenia and Healthy Participants in the ENIGMA Consortium.  The American journal of psychiatry. 2020 Jun 1

Hong, B Y. The Salivary Mycobiome Contains 2 Ecologically Distinct Mycotypes.  Journal of dental research. 2020 Jun

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