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‘Give-up-itis’ is a medical condition that can kill

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Coverage of a new study by Dr John Leach in which he identified the five stages of 'give-up-itis', where people can die because they have given up on life.
Period27 Sep 2018 → 16 Oct 2018

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TitlePsychogenic Death: Why Do Healthy People Give Up on Life?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMedscape
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/10/18
DescriptionSome individuals who are exposed to extreme trauma, including prisoners of war and survivors of shipwrecks and air crashes, develop a syndrome that has been labeled "give-up-itis" (GUI)
URLhttps://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903507
PersonsJohn Leach
TitlePszichogén halál (Hungary)
Media name/outletMedical Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/10/18
DescriptionCoverage of a new study by Dr John Leach in which he identified the five stages of 'give-up-itis', where people can die because they have given up on life
URLmedicalonline.hu/gyogyitas/cikk/pszichogen__halal
PersonsJohn Leach
Title‘Give-up-itis’ is a medical condition that can kill
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBarchester
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/10/18
DescriptionGiving up on life can have serious consequences and even lead to death in just a few days, according to scientists from Portsmouth University. Psychogenic death or ‘give-up-itis’ is a real medical condition and has been explored more thoroughly in the new research.
URLhttps://www.barchester.com/news/%E2%80%98give-itis%E2%80%99-medical-condition-can-kill
PersonsJohn Leach
Title5 stages of psychogenic death or 'give-up-itis'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBig Think
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date2/10/18
DescriptionYou can die simply by giving up the will to live, says new research.
URLhttps://bigthink.com/mind-brain/can-you-die-from-giving-up
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleGIVE-UP-ITIS People who give up on life after experiencing trauma can DIE from their condition, a study has found
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Sun
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/09/18
DescriptionSenior research fellow John Leach said “give-up-itis” is a genuine medical condition and can kill in just three weeks without help.
URLhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7367486/giving-up-on-life-can-kill-you/
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleWhy losing the will to live can be deadly within three weeks
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/18
DescriptionA new review by Dr John Leach at the University of Portsmouth, is the first to widely study the condition known as ‘psychogenic death’ and define its five stages.
URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/09/27/losing-will-live-can-deadly-within-three-weeks/
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleYou can die from 'give-up-itis': People often pass away because they've simply 'given up', doctor warns as he gives five tell-tale signs to look out for
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/18
DescriptionPeople can die simply because they have given up on life - and it can happen within days, according to research.
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6213955/You-die-itis-Doctor-warns-pass-away-simply-stop-trying-life.html
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleGive-up-itis is real and you can die from it
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletMetro
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/18
URLhttps://metro.co.uk/2018/09/27/give-up-itis-is-real-and-you-can-die-from-it-7986325/
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleStudy discovers 'give-up-itis' is a genuine condition when people believe death is 'only rational outcome'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Record
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/18
DescriptionAccording to a study by the University of Portsmouth people with give-up-itis believe death is the only rational outcome.
URLhttps://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/study-discovers-give-up-itis-13318691
PersonsJohn Leach
TitleTrauma can lead to death from ‘give-up-itis’, study finds
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBelfast Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/09/18
DescriptionJohn Leach from the University of Portsmouth said his study showed ‘give-up-itis’ was a genuine medical condition.
URLhttps://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/trauma-can-lead-to-death-from-giveupitis-study-finds-37360389.html
PersonsJohn Leach

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