An exploratory study of the relationship between diverse life events and specific personality disorders in a sample of suicide attempters.

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Personality disorder (PD) increases risk for suicidal behavior. Certain life events (LE) can precipitate suicidal behaviors in patients with PD. A fundamental question is whether specific combinations of LE and PD increase suicidal risk. Four hundred forty-six suicide attempters (SA) were recruited from emergency rooms. We used a healthy control group (n… (More)
DOI: 10.1521/pedi.2010.24.6.773

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