The role of inflammation in suicidal behaviour

  title={The role of inflammation in suicidal behaviour},
  author={Lena Larsson Brundin and S Erhardt and EY Bryleva and ED Achtyes and TT Postolache},
  booktitle={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
OBJECTIVE Over the past decade, clinical data have accumulated showing that inflammation might contribute to the pathophysiology of suicide. To evaluate the associations and to identify the support for pathways linking inflammatory processes with suicidal behaviour, a comprehensive review of the literature was undertaken. METHOD The search terms 'cytokine', 'risk factors', 'kynurenine', 'asthma', 'allergy', 'autoimmunity', 'traumatic brain injury', 'infection' along with the terms… CONTINUE READING
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