Substance Use Disorders May Be Associated With Higher Suicide Risk, Particularly In Women

Healio (4/11, Oldt) reports, “Among individuals receiving care within the Veterans Health Administration, substance use disorders were associated with higher risk for suicide, particularly among women,” researchers found after conducting “a cohort study of national administrative health records for all Veterans Health Administration users in 2005 (n = 4,863,086).” The findings were published online March 16 in the journal Addiction.

Related Links:

— “Substance abuse may indicate suicide risk in women,” Bohnert KM, et al., Healio, April 11, 2017.

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