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    2009

Specific characteristics of suicide attempts in patients with schizophrenia in Turkey.

@article{Uzun2009SpecificCO,
  title={Specific characteristics of suicide attempts in patients with schizophrenia in Turkey.},
  author={Ozcan Uzun and Lut Tamam and Tuncay Ozc{\"u}ler and Ali Doruk and Mehmet Unal},
  journal={The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          189-94
        }
}
BACKGROUND Suicide attempt is a universally observed human behavior related to bio-psychological, social and cultural factors. While some studies have suggested that specific demographic/cultural and clinical variables are associated with suicide attempts in schizophrenia, these associations are often inconsistent. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the possible association between socio-demographic and clinical variables and suicidal behavior in a sample of patients… CONTINUE READING

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