Suicide Risk 8-Fold Higher After Common Reproductive Disorder Diagnosis

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Suicidality was substantially higher among women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a Taiwanese population-based cohort study. PCOS-diagnosed patients had an 8.47-fold (95% CI 7.54-9.51) higher risk of attempted suicide compared with women without PCOS, Mu-Hong Chen, MD, PhD, of Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues found. Incidence of suicide attempts […]

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Publish date : 2024-02-05 17:00:00

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