Psychiatric diagnosis in attempted suicide

Sanjush, Baby; Manju, P.Haridas and Yesudas, K .F (2006) Psychiatric diagnosis in attempted suicide. Calicut Medical Journal, 4 (3). 2. ISSN 097-29518

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This is a retrospective study which assesses the various socio-demographic 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. Organo-phosphorous compounds were the most frequent agent used among suicide attempt patients.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Attempted suicide, Adjustment disorder, Organophosphorous 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
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Behavior > Behavioral Symptoms
Social Sciences > Demography
Social Sciences > Sociology
Health Occupations > Sociology, Medical
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Attitude
-Journal Repositories > Calicut Medical Journal
ID Code:1766
Deposited By:Dr Vinod Scaria
Deposited On:22 August 2006

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