Association between childhood cognitive skills & adult suicidal behavior: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Background It is unclear whether cognitive skill deficits during childhood carry risk for suicide attempt or mortality later in adulthood at the population level. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies examining the association between childhood cognitive skills and adult suicidal behavior, namely attempt and mortality. Method We systematically searched databases for […]

Psychosis Alters Association Between IQ and Future Risk of Attempted Suicide: Cohort Study of 1109475 Swedish men

Associations between intelligence quotients measured in early adulthood & subsequent hospital admissions for attempted suicide were explored. The role of psychosis was explored. Associations of intelligence quotient with specific methods of attempted suicide were explored. A cohort study of 1,109,475 Swedish men was conducted. 17,736 men had at least one hospital admission for attempted suicide […]

Relation of Antisocial and Psychopathic Traits to Suicide-Related Behavior Among Offenders

This study tested whether negative emotionality, low constraint, & substance use problems mediated any relationship between antisocial personality disorder & psychopathy on the one hand & suicide-related behaviour & ideation on the other. 682 male offenders were studied. Antisocial personality disorder & the impulsivity/lifestyle features of psychopathy weakly predicted suicide-related behaviours. High negative emotionality & […]