Patients who had traumatic brain injury and initiated medical contact were at higher risk for suicide than those without TBI, according to findings recently published in JAMA.
“Most previous studies examining the relation of TBI and completed suicide have been limited by methodological shortcomings, such as small sample sizes, in particular very low numbers of suicide cases with TBI,” Trine Madsen, PhD, of the Danish Research Institute of Suicide Prevention at the Mental Health Centre Copenhagen in the Capital Region of Denmark and colleagues wrote.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals
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