Suicide by Cutting the Dialysis Catheter in a Patient With Chronic Renal Failure: A Case Report


Arslan M. M. , AKÇAN R., Eren T., ÇEKİN N.

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.15, no.4, pp.230-232, 2006 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.230-232
  • Keywords: dialysis, depression, suicide
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Patients with end stage renal disease are frequently affected by psychiatric symptoms. These cases may commit suicide as a result of symptoms such as depression, anxiety and sexual dysfunction.