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Prevalence of suicidal ideation in patients with atopic dermatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16676633     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The prevalence of suicidal ideation in patients with mild, moderate, and severe atopic dermatitis between the age of 15 to 49 years were 0.21%, 6%, and 19.6%, respectively. In addition, the prevalence of homicide-suicidal ideation in mothers or fathers of patients (aged 0-14 years) with mild, moderate, and severe atopic dermatitis were 0.11%, 0.35%, and 3.28%, respectively. These results indicate that patients with atopic dermatitis or even parents of patients with atopic dermatitis have high prevalence of suicidal ideation.
Authors:
Hajime Kimata
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Suicide & life-threatening behavior     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0363-0234     ISO Abbreviation:  Suicide Life Threat Behav     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-08     Completed Date:  2006-06-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7608054     Medline TA:  Suicide Life Threat Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Allergy, Moriguchi Keijinkai Hospital, 2-47-12, Yagumo Higashimachi, Moriguchi City, Osaka Prefecture, 570-0021, Japan. kimata-keijinkai@mkc.zaq.ne.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Dermatitis, Atopic / psychology*
Female
Humans
Japan
Male
Middle Aged
Questionnaires
Suicide / psychology*

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