Suicidality in people surviving a traumatic brain injury: Prevalence, risk factors and implications for clinical management

  title={Suicidality in people surviving a traumatic brain injury: Prevalence, risk factors and implications for clinical management},
  author={G. Simpson and R. Tate},
  journal={Brain Injury},
  pages={1335 - 1351}
  • G. Simpson, R. Tate
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Brain Injury
  • Background: A systematic search was conducted of the literature addressing suicidality after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results from population-based studies found that people with TBI have an increased risk of death by suicide (3–4 times greater than for the general population), as well as significantly higher levels of suicide attempts and suicide ideation. Clinical studies have also reported high levels of suicide attempts (18%) and clinically significant suicide ideation (21–22%) in TBI… CONTINUE READING
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