What characterizes substance abusers who commit suicide attempts? Factors related to Axis I disorders and patterns of substance use disorders. A study of treatment-seeking substance abusers in Norway.

@article{Landheim2006WhatCS,
  title={What characterizes substance abusers who commit suicide attempts? Factors related to Axis I disorders and patterns of substance use disorders. A study of treatment-seeking substance abusers in Norway.},
  author={Anne Signe Landheim and Kjell Bakken and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum},
  journal={European addiction research},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={102-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The frequency of suicide attempts and clinical characteristics of attempters among poly-substance abusers and alcoholics were examined. METHODS A consecutive sample (n = 260) of in- and outpatients from two Norwegian counties were assessed by Composite International Diagnostic Interview (Axis I disorders), Millon's Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (Axis II disorders) and the Norwegian National Client Assessment Form. When analysing the association between suicide attempters and the… CONTINUE READING

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