Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk

TUESDAY, June 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic health problems seem to have a higher risk of suicide, a new study suggests.

And, for certain conditions -- such as traumatic brain injury -- the risk is much higher, the study authors said.

Researchers looked at nearly 2,700 people in the United States who died by suicide between 2000 and 2013. The investigators identified 17 medical conditions linked to increased odds of suicide.

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