May Toxoplasma gondii increase suicide attempt-preliminary results in Turkish subjects?

  title={May Toxoplasma gondii increase suicide attempt-preliminary results in Turkish subjects?},
  author={Fatih Yagmur and S{\"u}leyman Yazar and Hanife Ozcan Temel and Mustafa Cavusoglu},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={199 1-3},
Suicide attempts are one of the risk factors of suicide. Possible mechanisms by which Toxoplasma gondii may affect human behavior and it may also cause humans to attempt suicide. The aim of this study is to find out whether or not T. gondii is one of the reasons in suicide attempts. We investigated the sero-positivity level for anti-Toxoplasma IgG and IgM antibodies by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in subjects who have attempted to suicide to find out whether there is a probable… CONTINUE READING
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