The short-term suicide risk in patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals is greatest for patients with depression, finds a study from Columbia Psychiatry.
The annual suicide mortality rate among people with epilepsy is 22 percent higher than in the general population, Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found.
Mailman professor Dale Hesdorffer examines association between epilepsy and suicidal behavior, strengthening evidence of an underlying commonality.
What if suicide isn’t really a choice? What if it’s a disease?