Cécile Dessoubrais

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Suicide is a complex behavior with dramatic personal, familial, and economic consequences. “Suicidal behavior” refers to three different behaviors: completed suicide, suicide attempts (SA), and suicidal ideation. Completed suicide and SA, but not ideation, are behaviors on the same continuum and expressions of the same liability, according to family and(More)
The influence of a family history of suicide on suicide attempt rate and characteristics in depression, schizophrenia, and opioid dependence was examined. One hundred sixty inpatients with unipolar depression, 160 inpatients with schizophrenia, and 160 opioid-dependent patients were interviewed. Overall, a family history of suicide was associated with a(More)
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