The relationship of impulsive aggressiveness to suicidality and other depression-linked behaviors.

  title={The relationship of impulsive aggressiveness to suicidality and other depression-linked behaviors.},
  author={Alexander McGirr and Gustavo Turecki},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={9 6},
Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide, among the top 10 causes of death in every country, and one of the three leading causes of death for people aged 15 to 34 years. It has been increasingly recognized in recent years that people who attempt or commit suicide have a certain individual predisposition, part of which is given by personality traits, and in particular, impulsive-aggressive behaviors. This article reviews evidence suggesting that impulsive-aggressive traits are part of a… CONTINUE READING


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