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Suicidal behaviour and the menstrual cycle

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Background. To investigate the available data regarding possible associations between phases of the menstrual cycle and suicidal behaviour. Method. A systematic search of major relevant databases was performed using appropriate search terms. Results. Forty-four relevant studies were identified in total, 13 pertaining to suicide, two pertaining to both attempted and completed suicide, 23 to suicide attempts, three to suicide attempts in those suffering from the premenstrual syndrome (PMS), thr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0033291706007392

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"Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK"
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
7
Pages:
901-912
Publication date:
2006-07-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:6998115a-d727-4d37-a3d2-174c498da981
Local pid:
ora:1473

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