Suicidal behavior in patients with major depression and comorbid personality disorders.

@article{Corbitt1996SuicidalBI,
  title={Suicidal behavior in patients with major depression and comorbid personality disorders.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Corbitt and Kevin M. Malone and Gretchen L Haas and J. John Mann},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          61-72
        }
}
We investigated the relationship of DSM-III-R personality disorder (PD) diagnoses and traits to suicidal behavior in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Axis I and Axis II criteria and suicidal behavior were assessed using structured interviews of 102 psychiatric inpatients. Subjects with comorbid MDD and Borderline PD (BPD: n = 30) were more likely than other patients to have a history of multiple suicide attempts, and were equally likely to have made a highly lethal attempt. Number… CONTINUE READING

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