Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 1 Issue 6

Suicide in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic: Is there an Association?

Ahmed M Abbas1,2*, Safaa K Fathy2,3, Hagar A Elotifiy2,4, Areej A Abdelaziz2,4 and Tarek M Essa2,4*

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt
2COvid-19 Research of Assiut University Association (CORAUNA) Group, Egypt
3House-officer, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt
4Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Ahmed M Abbas, Professor at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Assiut University and Women Health Hospital,Assiut Egypt.

Received: June 20, 2020; Published: June 30, 2020

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Abstract

 Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death. Loneliness and staying at home for a long time during the quarantine of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) could definitely be associated with suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Tension, anxiety, worry, and depression accompanied by the COVID-19 information could induce suicidal attacks among healthy persons. In this commentary, we tried to explore the possible association and risk factors of suicide in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19; Suicide; Depression

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Citation

Citation: Ahmed M Abbas., et al. “Suicide in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic: Is there an Association?". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.6 (2020): 11-12.



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