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Table 1 Clinically explorable suicide risk factors in unipolar depression

From: Prediction and prevention of suicide in patients with unipolar depression and anxiety

Prior suicide attempt
Current suicidal ideation, wish to die, few reasons for living
Severe symptomatology (hopelessness, guilt, insomnia, psychotic features)
Agitation/depressive mixed state
Comorbid substance-use, personality disorder, serious somatic illness
Permanent psycho-social stressors
Recent (acute) adverse life situations
Family history of suicide (1st and 2nd degree relatives)
Lack of family/social and medical support