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Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression

Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik.

Abstract
Background: Suicide is among the top 3 causes of death among youth worldwide.

Objective: This study was aimed to find out the association of reasons for living, among patients with major depression at a tertiary care hospital.

Materials and Methods: Total 70 subjects were recruited from patients coming to psychiatry OPD of GMERS medical college hospital, Valsad. Subjects were aged between 18 and 80 years who met DSM-IV-TR criteria for current major depressive episode and were free of severe, unstable medical and neurologic disorders. Analysis of data was done by using Epi-info version 7.

Result: The total score for reasons for living of the depressed patients who had not committed suicide was significantly higher than people who had committed suicide (p value 0.01). The mean of the total score on the reasons for living inventory for the suicide attempters was 160.95 and mean for suicide non-attempters 180.1.

Conclusion: Reasons for living scores were found lower among suicide attempters compared to non-attempters among depressed patients.

Key words: Suicide, depression, reasons for living scale


 
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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik. Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2017; 6(1): 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613


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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik. Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression. Int J Med Sci Public Health. (2017), [cited July 18, 2019]; 6(1): 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613



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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik (2017) Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression. Int J Med Sci Public Health, 6 (1), 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613



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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik. 2017. Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 6 (1), 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613



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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik. "Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 6 (2017), 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613



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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik. "Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 6.1 (2017), 177-179. Print. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613



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Kiran N Vaghia, Darshankumar K Mahyavanshi, Vikas Malik (2017) Association of reasons for living inventory scores with suicidal acts among patients with major depression. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 6 (1), 177-179. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.17082016613





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