Suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts in chronic pain patients: factors associated with increased risk

@article{Smith2004SuicidalIP,
  title={Suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts in chronic pain patients: factors associated with increased risk},
  author={Michael T. Smith and Robert R. Edwards and Richard C. Robinson and Robert H. Dworkin},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2004},
  volume={111},
  pages={201-208}
}
Abstract This study describes suicidal behavior in a cross‐sectional sample of chronic pain patients and evaluates factors associated with increased risk for suicidal ideation. One hundred‐fifty‐three adults with nonmalignant pain (42% back pain) who were consecutively referred to a tertiary care pain center completed a Structured Clinical Interview for Suicide History, the McGill Pain Questionnaire, and the Beck Depression Inventory. Nineteen‐percent reported current passive suicidal ideation… Expand
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