Religiosity as a protective factor in suicidal behavior: a case-control study.

@article{Carib2012ReligiosityAA,
  title={Religiosity as a protective factor in suicidal behavior: a case-control study.},
  author={Andr{\'e} C. Carib{\'e} and Rafael Camilo Nunez and Diogo Montal and Larissa Gulogurski Ribeiro and Stella M. S. Sarmento and Lucas de Castro Quarantini and Angela Marisa de Aquino Miranda-Scippa},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={200 10},
  pages={863-7}
}
The impact of religiosity in suicidal behavior was evaluated in Brazil through a case-control study in which 110 subjects who had attempted suicide through the use of toxic substances were compared with 114 control subjects with no history of suicide attempts. Religiosity was measured in three aspects: organizational religious activities (ORAs), nonorganizational religious activities (NORAs), and intrinsic religiosity (IR). Multivariate logistic regression was used to evaluate the impact of… CONTINUE READING
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