Initial Depressive Episodes Affect the Risk of Suicide Attempts in Korean Patients with Bipolar Disorder

@inproceedings{Ryu2010InitialDE,
  title={Initial Depressive Episodes Affect the Risk of Suicide Attempts in Korean Patients with Bipolar Disorder},
  author={Vin Ryu and Duk-in Jon and Hyun Sang Cho and Se Joo Kim and Eun Jung Lee and Eun Joo Kim and Jeong Ho Seok},
  booktitle={Yonsei medical journal},
  year={2010}
}
PURPOSE Suicide is a major concern for increasing mortality in bipolar patients, but risk factors for suicide in bipolar disorder remain complex, including Korean patients. Medical records of bipolar patients were retrospectively reviewed to detect significant clinical characteristics associated with suicide attempts. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 579 medical records were retrospectively reviewed. Bipolar patients were divided into two groups with the presence of a history of suicide… CONTINUE READING

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