Childhood sexual abuse and suicidal ideation among bipolar patients: existential but not religious well-being as a protective factor - Lamis DA, Kapoor S, Evans APB.

Individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BD) are at an increased risk of Suicidal ideation, attempts, and death. Moreover, a strong association exists between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and suicidal ideation among individuals with BD. Yet growing evi...
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Individuals with childhood or adolescent onset bipolar disorder (BD) have a more difficult course and outcome than individuals with adult onsets (Faedda et al., 1995; Post et al., 2017). Studies have shown that an earlier age of onset is associated wit...
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