publication . Article . 2013

Suicide Ideation Among Medical Students: Prevalence and Associated Factors

Pinzón-Amado, Alexander; Guerrero, Sonia; Moreno, Katherine; Landínez, Carolina; Pinzón, Julie;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Dec 2013
  • Publisher: Asociacion Colombiana de Psiquiatria.
Abstract
Introducción: Los médicos tienen mayores tasas de suicidio en comparación con la población general. Este riesgo tiende a incrementarse incluso a partir del inicio de la formación de pregrado en medicina. Existen pocos estudios que evalúen la frecuencia de conductas suicidas en estudiantes de pregrado de medicina, especialmente en Latinoamérica. Objetivo: Determinar la prevalencia de vida y factores asociados con la ideación suicida e intentos suicidas en una muestra de estudiantes de medicina de Bucaramanga, Colombia. Materiales y métodos: Se condujo un estudio observacional analítico de corte transversal, para determinar la prevalencia de vida de ideación suici...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ideación suicida, Intento de suicidio, Estudiantes de medicina, Estudio de prevalencia, Suicide ideation, Suicide attempt, Medical students, Prevalence study
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