Predictors and correlates of suicide attempts over 5 years in 1,237 alcohol-dependent men and women.

@article{Preuss2003PredictorsAC,
  title={Predictors and correlates of suicide attempts over 5 years in 1,237 alcohol-dependent men and women.},
  author={Ulrich W. Preuss and Marc A Schuckit and Tom L Smith and George P Danko and Kathleen K Bucholz and Michie N Hesselbrock and Victor M. Hesselbrock and John R. Kramer},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={56-63}
}
OBJECTIVE In previous studies, factors related to a history of suicide attempts in persons with alcohol dependence have included sociodemographic variables, a more severe course of alcoholism, additional substance use disorders, and psychiatric comorbidity. This 5-year prospective study evaluated attributes associated with suicide attempts in a group of treatment-seeking persons with alcohol dependence. Psychiatric comorbidity was examined in terms of a distinction between substance-induced and… CONTINUE READING