Characteristics of cocaine dependent patients who attempt suicide.

@article{Roy2001CharacteristicsOC,
  title={Characteristics of cocaine dependent patients who attempt suicide.},
  author={Alec Roy},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={46-51}
}
There have been few studies examining risk factors for attempting suicide among cocaine dependent patients. Therefore, a large group of 406 abstinent cocaine dependent patients had a psychiatric interview and completed the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire. Patients who had or had never attempted suicide were compared on putative suicide risk factors. The results showed that 43.5% of the patients had attempted suicide. Attempters were younger; more were female; more reported childhood trauma, a… CONTINUE READING
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