Association of brain cancer with risk of suicide

It was estimated that there would be 23 820 new cases of central nervous system tumors in the US in 2019, along with 17 760 deaths. In our previous work, we found that compared with the general population, suicide rates within the first year of cancer diagnosis are significantly higher, particularly in cancers with poor […]

Depressive episode induced by frontal tumor culminating in suicidal ideation.

Depressive conditions are common psychiatric disorders with formidable and debilitating consequences. The association of brain lesions with depressive symptoms has been already reported. We describe a case of a patient, in whom a frontal lobe tumor was initially presented with a depressive episode. By discussing the neuropathological framework of depression we present an account of […]