Self-harm in people with epilepsy: A retrospective cohort study

Objectives:¬†Little is known about self-harm in people with epilepsy, despite suicide being recognized as a leading cause of mortality in this population. This study aimed to investigate the characteristics of self-harm in people with epilepsy, and associated demographic and psychosocial factors. Methods:¬†Patients presenting to hospital following self-harm between 1994 and 2008 were identified from the […]

Associations between statin use and suicidality, depression, anxiety, and seizures: A Swedish total-population cohort study

Background Statins have shown both protective and adverse associations with neuropsychiatric outcomes. We aimed to examine the possible associations between statins and suicidality, depression, anxiety, and seizures. Methods Using Swedish national registers, we linked data on dispensed statin prescriptions with data on unplanned (emergency) hospital visits or specialised outpatient care for four neuropsychiatric outcomes: suicidal […]