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Psychiatric diagnoses and risk of suicide in veterans.

Ilgen MA, Bohnert AS, Ignacio RV, McCarthy JF, Valenstein MM, Kim HM, Blow FC. Psychiatric diagnoses and risk of suicide in veterans. Archives of general psychiatry. 2010 Nov 1; 67(11):1152-8.

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Abstract:

Although all the examined psychiatric diagnoses were associated with elevated risk of suicide in veterans, results indicate that men with bipolar disorder and women with substance use disorders are at particularly elevated risk for suicide.





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