Reply to Is Smoking Associated With Suicide in Bipolar Patients?
J Clin Psychiatry 2007;68(9):1447-1448 [letter]
© Copyright 2015 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
Purchase This PDF for $40.00
If you are not a paid subscriber, you may purchase the PDF.
(You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Receive immediate full-text access to JCP. You can subscribe to JCP online-only ($86) or print + online ($156 individual).
With your subscription, receive a free PDF collection of the NCDEU Festschrift articles. Hurry! This offer ends December 31, 2011.
If you are a paid subscriber to JCP and do not yet have a username and password, activate your subscription now.
As a paid subscriber who has activated your subscription, you have access to the HTML and PDF versions of this item.
Click here to login.
Did you forget your password?
Still can't log in? Contact the Circulation Department at 1-800-489-1001 x4 or send email
Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.
Sir: We thank Drs. Neves and Correa for their thoughtful response to our article. We do not in our paper state that smoking is an “independent risk factor for suicide” in patients with bipolar disorder; we have no data to support such a conclusion, nor do we suggest it.1 We agree that an impulsivity/aggression factor may be a common pathway to both smoking and suicide attempts and may be more prevalent in patients with bipolar disorder who are smokers, and, indeed, we suggested as much in our article.