Numerous Physical Health Conditions May Be Associated With Increased Risk For Suicide

Healio (6/29, Oldt) reports, “Numerous physical health conditions were associated with increased risk for suicide…particularly traumatic brain injury, HIV/AIDS and sleep disorders,” researchers found after analyzing “electronic health record and insurance claims data for 2,674 individuals who died by suicide between 2000 and 2013 and 267,400 controls,” then adjusting for confounding factors. The findings were published online June 12 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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— “Physical health conditions may increase suicide risk,” Ahmedani BK, et al., Healio, June 29, 2017.

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