Suicidality in people with isolated dystonia

Takeaway

  • Compared with the general population, individuals with isolated dystonia have an increased prevalence of suicidal behavior.

Why this matters

    Individuals with isolated dystonia have a high risk of comorbid psychiatric disorder such as major depression which is linked to suicidality; however, the incidence of suicidal ideation in people with isolate dystonia in unknown.

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