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24 February 2011

Morals may protect suicidal bipolar patients

Bipolar patients who have moral or religious objections to suicide are less likely to attempt to kill themselves, a new retrospective study shows.

Bipolar patients who have moral or religious objections to suicide are less likely to attempt to kill themselves, a new retrospective study shows.

While social support and family networks have important mental health benefits for bipolar patients, they add, to date there's been no research on how religious affiliation influences their suicide risk.

 
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