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  1. Suicide in patients with motor neuron disease.

    Article - En anglais

    The aim of the present study was to assess, through an epidemiological study, whether suicide risk is increased in patients with motor neuron disease (MND).

    The study involved 116 patients with MND

    In the study period 92 patients died, 47 males and 45 females.

    No patients committed suicide

    The number of expected suicides was 0.27 for males and 0.12 for females, a total of 0.38.

    The difference between observed and expected suicides was not statistically significant for males and females.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Facteur risque, Suicide, Epidémiologie, Santé mentale, Homme, Neurone moteur maladie, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie, Maladie dégénérative

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Risk factor, Suicide, Epidemiology, Mental health, Human, Motor neuron disease, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease, Degenerative disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0104276

    Code Inist : 002B18C13. Création : 09/06/1995.