Suicidal Behavior May Be Common In Young People With BD.

MedWire (7/6, Cowen) reports, “Suicidal behavior is common among young people with bipolar disorder (BD), with around one in five attempting to take their own lives,” according to a study published online in the Archives of General Psychiatry. The 413-patient study also revealed that “increased depression severity and a family history of depression are the most significant predictors for suicide attempts in young people with the mood disorder.”

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— “Suicide attempts common in young bipolar patients, “Mark Cowen, MedWire News, July 5, 2012.

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