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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2019, XLVI/273: 134-138

Title: Suicide attempts of patients in the material of the Department of Psychiatry of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz in the years 2015-2017 

Author: Flinik-Jankowska M. 

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Suicide attempts of patients in the material of the Department of Psychiatry of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz in the years 2015-2017

Flinik-Jankowska M.

Department of Psychiatry of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz

Suicides are the most serious cause of death among patients with mental disorders.
The aim of the work
was the analysis of suicide attempts of patients staying at the Department of the 10th Military Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz in the years 2015-2017.
Material and methods
. The study was conducted in a group of 61 patients, 43 women and 18 men, admitted to the clinic due to a suicide attempt, in whom one of the diagnoses was made: depressive disorders, adaptive disorders, personality disorders, organic mood disorders. Biographical factors were analyzed: age, marital status, place of residence, education, professional activity, previous psychiatric treatment, stays in psychiatric hospitals, the method and causes of the suicide attempt.
Results
. Among 61 patients hospitalized in the Department of Psychiatry due to suicide attempts, the main clinical findings were personality disorders (36,1%) , depressive disorders (21,3%), organic mood disorders (18,0%) and adaptive disorders (4,9%). The most frequent metod of suicide attempt was drug poisoning (63,9%) and drug and alcohol poisoning (21,3%).
Conclusions
. The analysis of suicide attempts of patients hospitalized in the Department of Psychiatry showed that the main diagnosis was personality disorder, and the most common suicide attempt was drug poisoning.

Key words: suicide attempt, cause, hospitalization

Pol Med J, 2019; XLVI (273); 134–138