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The influence of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on suicidal behavior in patients with a history of depressive disorder.

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BACKGROUND: Few studies have directly assessed the impact of a specific media report in vulnerable people. This study investigates possible influences of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicidal behaviors and associated risk factors among depressive patients. METHODS: Depressive patients (N=461) were assessed through a structured interview soon after extensive media reporting of a celebrity suicide. RESULTS: Among 438 depressive patients exposed to the media report, 38.8...

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10.1016/j.jad.2007.01.021

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Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
103
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
69-75
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:580b29a4-c0a7-4c8c-b4f0-1b4e3f745327
Source identifiers:
168470
Local pid:
pubs:168470

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