Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury Among Individuals Seeking Veterans Health Administration Services

@article{Brenner2011SuicideAT,
  title={Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury Among Individuals Seeking Veterans Health Administration Services},
  author={Lisa A. Brenner and Rosalinda V Ignacio and Frederic C Blow},
  journal={Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={257–264}
}
Objective:To examine associations between history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis and death by suicide among individuals receiving care within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Method:Individuals who received care between fiscal years 2001 to 2006 were included in analyses. Cox proportional hazards survival models for time to suicide, with time-dependent covariates, were utilized. Covariance sandwich estimators were used to adjust for the clustered nature of the data, with… 

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