Post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide risk: a systematic review.

  title={Post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide risk: a systematic review.},
  author={Karolina Krysinska and David Lester},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={14 1},
There is a gap in the literature regarding suicide risk among traumatized individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and this article aims to systematically review literature on the relationship between PTSD and suicidal behavior and ideation. A meta-analysis of 50 articles that examined the association between PTSD and past and current suicidal ideation and behavior was conducted. There was no evidence for an increased risk of completed suicide in individuals with PTSD. PTSD was… CONTINUE READING