Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and suicidal behavior in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.

  • L Sher
  • Published 2011 in Revista brasileira de psiquiatria

Abstract

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a severe illness affecting a substantial part of the population in both Western and developing countries. Many individuals suffering from PTSD display suicidal behavior. The association between PTSD and suicidal behavior has been observed both in clinical and in general population samples and is irrespective of the… (More)

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@article{Sher2011BrainderivedNF, title={Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and suicidal behavior in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.}, author={L Sher}, journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria}, year={2011}, volume={33 1}, pages={105-6} }