Suicide attempts in antisocial alcoholics.

  title={Suicide attempts in antisocial alcoholics.},
  author={A C Whitters and Remi J. Cadoret and Edward P Troughton and R B Widmer},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={175 10},
The dual diagnoses of alcoholism and antisocial personality are frequently associated with suicide attempts. A group of 94 alcoholics with antisocial personality were divided on the basis of a previous suicide attempt. A variety of symptoms, including depression, alcohol and drug abuse, conduct disorder, and violence were found more frequently in the suicide attempter group as reported on the structured interview. These emotional problems were additionally found to have an earlier onset. The… CONTINUE READING