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Mood instability, mental illness and suicidal ideas: Results from a household survey

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Purpose: There is weak and inconsistent evidence that mood instability (MI) is associated with depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicidality although the basis of this is unclear. Our objectives were first to test whether there is an association between depression and PTSD, and MI and secondly whether MI exerts an independent effect on suicidal thinking over and above that explained by common mental disorders. Methods: We used data from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Surv...

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10.1007/s00127-013-0653-7

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Marwaha, S More by this author
Parsons, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Volume:
48
Issue:
9
Pages:
1431-1437
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:3e483e84-dc70-486f-9811-0836ea8efab3
Source identifiers:
432661
Local pid:
pubs:432661
Language:
English
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