Serum triglycerides, but not cholesterol or leptin, are decreased in suicide attempters with mood disorders.

@article{Cantarelli2015SerumTB,
  title={Serum triglycerides, but not cholesterol or leptin, are decreased in suicide attempters with mood disorders.},
  author={Maria da Graça Cantarelli and Patr{\'i}cia Nardin and Andr{\'e}ia Buffon and Murilo Castilhos Eidt and Luiz Ant{\^o}nio Godoy and Brisa Sim{\~o}es Fernandes and C A Gonçalves},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2015},
  volume={172},
  pages={
          403-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Many peripheral biomarkers, including low cholesterol and its fractions, have been examined to identify suicidal behavior. Herein, we assessed serum lipid profile and some proteins putatively associated with suicidal behavior in subjects with mood disorder (bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder) with a recent suicide attempt and with no lifetime history of suicide attempts. METHODS Fifty subjects had presented an episode of attempted suicide during the last 15 days, and 36… CONTINUE READING
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