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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Abstract

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.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Attempted suicide, Adjustment disorder, Organosphosphorous compounds, Depressive disorder, Sociodemography
Subjects:Organic Chemicals > Organophosphorus Compounds
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Psychology, Social
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Behavior > Behavioral Symptoms > Depression
Population Characteristics > Demography
Mental Disorders > Mood Disorders
Diagnosis > Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry)
Social Sciences > Demography
Social Sciences > Sociology
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Attitude
Health Occupations > Sociology, Medical
-Journal Repositories > Calicut Medical Journal
Psychological Phenomena and Processes > Mental Health
ID Code:1712
Deposited By:Dr Sanjush Baby
Deposited On:25 July 2006

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