Research Updates

Research Update

Suicide: Family History and Suicide Attempts

We’ve known for some time that if your patient has a parental history of a mood disorder or suicide attempt, his or her risk of a suicide attempt increases, and a new study adds some more information that might help us prevent bad outcomes. 

Personality May Influence the Risk for Alzheimer’s

It’s commonly known that the risk of developing dementia is related to education level, history of head trauma, family history, and genetics. But could personality also play a role?