Suicide attempts in a sample of patients from a general hospital.

@article{Borges2000SuicideAI,
  title={Suicide attempts in a sample of patients from a general hospital.},
  author={Guilherme Borges and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Saltijeral and Alfredo Bimbela and Liliana Mondrag{\'o}n},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          366-72
        }
}
BACKGROUND Suicide in Mexico has risen steadily in recent years, increasing by 156% in the last two decades. The study of suicide precursors, such as suicide attempts, has also become an important public health topic. The aim of this study is to establish the prevalence of suicide attempts in a general hospital setting and its association with alcohol, depression, and other factors. METHODS A cross-sectional survey of a sample of patients was carried out in all three service units (inpatient… CONTINUE READING