Psychiatric diagnosis in attempted suicide
Baby, Sanjush; Haridas, Manju and Yesudas, K.F. (2006) Psychiatric diagnosis in attempted suicide. Calicut Medical Journal, 4(3) (e2).
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This is a retrospective study which assesses the various sociodemographic correlates, the methods adopted to commit suicide and the psychiatric disorders in patients attempting suicide. The most common psychiatric diagnosis was found to be Adjustment disorder followed by Depressive disorder. Organosphosphorous compounds were the most frequent agent used among suicide attempt patients.
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