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To study a role of psychopathological and social factors in the development of suicidal behavior in patients with different forms of epilepsy.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova
The review highlights contemporary views on the problem of suicide in patients with epilepsy. The most relevant theories are presented that describe the emergence of suicidal thoughts and the transiti...
Persons with epilepsy show a higher risk of suicidal ideation and behavior than the general population. Hopelessness, as a feature of demoralization, is considered an emerging risk factor for suicidal...
The highest risk of suicide was identified among patients diagnosed with both epilepsy and comorbid psychiatric disease. The most common comorbid psychiatric conditions of epilepsy are anxiety and dep...
The objective of this study was to determine the 30-day injury readmission risk among persons with epilepsy vs. without epilepsy using a nationally representative US database. Secondary objectives wer...
Patients with epilepsy have a greatly increased risk of osteoporosis and fractures. The literature is diverse and contradictory when dealing with the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. Conseque...
This study aims at identifying predictors of suicidal behaviors in depressed subjects. Investigators will first compare demographic, clinical, and biological features of depressed recent s...
In Spain, an estimated 690,000 persons have epilepsy, of whom 270,000 have active epilepsy (defined as those who have had a seizure in the last 5 years). It is estimated that 30% of patien...
Suicide is a major health problem that causes annually a million death worldwide. Suicide and suicide attempts are preventable. A history of self-injuries or suicidal attempts are known t...
The main objective is to highlight, by functional imaging (MRI) dysfunctional brain regions associated with vulnerability to suicidal behavior.
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSINSSINSSI) refers to a series of direct and consequently repeated injuries to one's body without suicidal intent. At present, it has become an important issue ...
A risk factor for suicide attempts and completions, it is the most common of all suicidal behavior, but only a minority of ideators engage in overt self-harm.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
Pattern of behavior which predisposes certain individuals to increased risk for contracting disease or sustaining personal injury. These behaviors may cluster into a risky lifestyle.
A condition marked by recurrent seizures that occur during the first 4-6 weeks of life despite an otherwise benign neonatal course. Autosomal dominant familial and sporadic forms have been identified. Seizures generally consist of brief episodes of tonic posturing and other movements, apnea, eye deviations, and blood pressure fluctuations. These tend to remit after the 6th week of life. The risk of developing epilepsy at an older age is moderately increased in the familial form of this disorder. (Neurologia 1996 Feb;11(2):51-5)
Actions which have a high risk of being harmful or injurious to oneself or others.
Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of brain function characterized by recurrent seizures that have a sudden onset. (Oxford Medical Dictionary). A seizure is caused by a sudden burst of excess electrical activity in the brain, causing a tempora...
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