Risk factors for suicidal tendency in adult patients with epilepsy in China

Publication date: August 2019Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 97Author(s): Siqi Ding, Xueying Li, Yingjie Hua, Feirong Dong, Jiahe Lin, Yanru Du, Jingzan Shen, Niange Xia, Zhenguo Zhu, Xinshi Wang, Rongyuan Zheng, Huiqin XuAbstractObjectiveThe major cause of premature mortality in people with epilepsy (PWE) is suicide. Actual data on the risk of suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China are scarce. In our study, associations between possible risk factors and suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China were investigated.MethodsPeople with epilepsy (n = 251) were recruited, and their demographic and clinical characteristics were evaluated. Suicide risk was examined using the suicidality module (SM) of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) Plus Chinese Version 5.0.0.ResultsSuicidal tendency was present in 36 (14.3%) of the 251 PWE. On the basis of the results of univariate analyses, family relationship (P 
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OBJECTIVE: The major cause of premature mortality in people with epilepsy (PWE) is suicide. Actual data on the risk of suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China are scarce. In our study, associations between possible risk factors and suicidal tendency in adu...
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Abstract OBJECTIVE: The major cause of premature mortality in people with epilepsy (PWE) is suicide. Actual data on the risk of suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China are scarce. In our study, associations between possible risk factors and suicidal tendency in adult PWE in China were investigated. METHODS: People with epilepsy (n = 251) were recruited, and their demographic and clinical characteristics were evaluated. Suicide risk was examined using the suicidality module (SM) of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) Plus Chinese Version 5.0.0. RESULTS: Suicidal tendency was prese...
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