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Patients with diabetes have increased mortality due to suicide

Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes

Patients with diabetes have higher mortality in nearly all end points, especially for insulin-treated
For young adults receiving kidney replacement therapy

Well-Being of Young Adults on Kidney Replacement Tx Studied

Well-being and medication adherence negatively linked to psychological morbidity, dialysis
Most older adults who self-harm are not referred to mental health services

Few Seniors Who Self-Harm Referred for Mental Health Care

Diagnosed mental illness, physical health condition more prevalent in seniors who self-harm
College students of color have lower mental health-related treatment use relative to white students

Mental Health Disparities ID’d Among Students of Color

Variation in symptom prevalence across race, ethnicity; treatment use lower in students of color
Gender nonconformity is associated with mental distress for female and male students

Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students’ Mental Distress

For male students, gender nonconformity strongly associated with substance use
Nearly half of physicians report being burned out

Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty

Nearly half of those in critical care, neurology, family medicine, ob-gyn, internal medicine report burnout
Social determinants are associated with provision of primary care services

Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care

Strong link for social complexity with primary care indicators for prevention, chronic dz management
Psychological distress is associated with myocardial infarction and stroke in men and women

Psychological Distress Linked to Increased Risk of MI, Stroke

Dose-dependent, positive association with myocardial infarction and stroke in men and women
Many adolescents in Los Angeles are concerned over societal discrimination

Many Teens Are Concerned Over Societal Discrimination

Increase in concern in 2016 linked to increase in behavioral problems such as substance use in 2017
Patients with health care-associated infections suffer social and emotional pain

Emotional Pain Tied to Health Care-Associated Infections

Many patients with health care-associated infections concerned about transmission