Repetition of suicide-related behavior: a study of the characteristics, psychopathology, suicidality and negative life events in Iran.

@article{Sheikholeslami2009RepetitionOS,
  title={Repetition of suicide-related behavior: a study of the characteristics, psychopathology, suicidality and negative life events in Iran.},
  author={Homayoun Sheikholeslami and Camellia Kani and Kayvan Kani and Hossein Ghafelebashi},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={45-62}
}
OBJECTIVE Repetition of suicide-related behavior (SRB) is a risk factor for further suicidal behavior and death. The purpose of this study was to compare characteristics of patients with and without repeated episodes of SRB to determine whether characteristics of suicide attempt, psychopathology, and psychiatric comorbidity differ between groups, and if specific aspects of core suicidality may help guide screening of individuals at risk of further suicidal behaviors. METHODS Thirty-five… CONTINUE READING

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