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Suicide Treatment Breakthrough? Suicide is shockingly common. The suicide rate in America for 2020 alone hit 14.8 per 100,000 resident population. Firefighters are more likely to die from suicide than fire. Globally, suicide claims the lives of more people than homicide, and was ranked number 15 on the global causes of death in 2017. Currently, there are no available FDA-approved drug treatments for individuals with Acute Suicidal Ideation and Behavior (ASIB), despite the obvious overwhelming need. Pharmaceutical industry professionals are looking to change that.

Acute Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour (ASIB) falls into the latter category, for current medications tend to target depression rather than suicide ideation, although both are often strongly correlated and can occur simultaneously. Alarmingly, one of the most common side effects to oral antidepressants is, among lowered libido and weight gain, increased suicide ideation; the medication itself only having effect on depressive symptoms several weeks after the treatment course begins.

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Suicide Treatment Breakthrough? — Rebellion Research

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Alexander Fleiss is the CEO of Rebellion Research, A Scientist, Teacher & Ai Researcher

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Alexander Fleiss

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Alexander Fleiss is the CEO of Rebellion Research, A Scientist, Teacher & Ai Researcher

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