Which psychiatric disorders are associated with suicidal behavior?

Updated: Sep 25, 2018
  • Author: Stephen Soreff, MD; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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The following list represents some of the mental disorders frequently associated with suicidal behavior, but self-destructive thoughts and acts also may occur in other diagnoses:

  • Alcoholism

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Bipolar affective disorder

  • Bulimia nervosa

  • Cocaine-related psychiatric disorders

  • Delirium

  • Depression

  • Hallucinogens

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

  • Opioid abuse

  • Personality disorders

  • Postpartum depression

  • PTSD

  • Schizophrenia

  • Seasonal affective disorder

  • Social phobia

  • Tramatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Vascular dementia


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