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Independent Effects of Mental Disorders on Suicidal Behavior in the Community

Batterham, Philip; Calear, Alison L; Christensen, Helen; Carragher, Natacha; Sunderland, Matthew


This study assessed the independent contributions of nine common mental disorders on suicide ideation and suicide attempt. A community-based survey of Australian adults (N = 3,175) was conducted to identify common mental disorders associated with recent suicide attempt. Nine disorders were assessed using DSM-5 clinical criteria. Logistic regression models indicated that all disorders were significantly and independently associated with suicide ideation. However, only obsessive-compulsive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Suicide & life-threatening behavior
DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12379
Access Rights: Open Access


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