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January 1, 2023

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry




Physical multimorbidity, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts among adults aged ≥50 years from low- and middle-income countries.


Smith L, Shin J I, López Sánchez GF, Kostev K, Jacob L, Tully MA, Butler L, Barnett Y, Veronese N, Soysal P, Abduljabbar AS, Haro J M, Koyanagi A
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Jan; 38(1):e5873.
PMID: 36683020.


The association between physical multimorbidity and suicidal ideation or suicide attempts among older adults from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is largely unknown. We aimed to assess this association as well as its mediators using nationally representative data from six LMICs.