Substance use and suicide

@article{Vijayakumar2011SubstanceUA,
  title={Substance use and suicide},
  author={L. Vijayakumar and M. Kumar and V. Vijayakumar},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={197–202}
}
  • L. Vijayakumar, M. Kumar, V. Vijayakumar
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review To address gaps identified in earlier reviews, namely, the comparative influence of substance use on attempted suicide and completed suicide; the proximal role of substance use as a trigger of suicidal behaviour; the association between substances and suicidal behaviour; suicide and substance use disorders in youth; and the influence of combinations of risk factors, including psychiatric morbidity, on suicide. Recent findings The presence of an alcohol use disorder is… CONTINUE READING
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