Psychosocial stressors may be strongly associated with suicide attempts

@inproceedings{BacaGarca2007PsychosocialSM,
  title={Psychosocial stressors may be strongly associated with suicide attempts},
  author={Enrique Baca-Garc{\'i}a and Claudia P. Parra and M. Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez and Carmen D{\'i}az Sastre and Raquel Reyes Torres and Jer{\'o}nimo Saiz-ruiz and Jos{\'e} De Leon},
  year={2007}
}
Stressful life events are associated with a high proportion of suicide attempts. The aim of this study is to clarify the importance of psychosocial stressors in suicidal behaviour. A total of 258 suicide attempters seen at a general hospital emergency room, and 325 blood donors without suicide/psychiatric disorder history were recruited. Acute and chronic life events were assessed with the St. Paul Ramsey Life Experience Scale and Holmes and Rahe's Social Adjustment Scale, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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