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Suicidality in chronic pain: a review of the prevalence, risk factors and psychological links.

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BACKGROUND: This paper reviews and integrates the growing literature concerning the prevalence of and risk factors for suicidality in chronic pain. METHOD: A series of systematic searches in MEDLINE and PsychINFO identified 12 relevant articles examining suicide, suicide attempts, and suicidal ideation in chronic pain. A selection of theoretical and empirical work identifying psychological processes that have been implicated in both the pain and suicide literature and which may be related to...

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10.1017/s0033291705006859

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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
575-586
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:991a60fe-280d-4735-b8c9-66ac2eeb0507
Source identifiers:
223452
Local pid:
pubs:223452

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