Journal article

Impulsivity and borderline personality as risk factors for suicide attempts among opioid-dependent individuals

Elizabeth Maloney, Louisa Degenhardt, Shane Darke, Elliot C Nelson

Psychiatry Research | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2009


Awarded by U.S. National Institute of Drug Abuse


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by grant no. DA 17305 (ECN) from the U.S. National Institute of Drug Abuse. The study was a multi-site study involving teams from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Washington University and Prince ofWales Hospital.The National Drugand Alcohol Research Centre is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Special thanks are due to Fiona Shand, Elizabeth Conroy, Michelle Torok, CaitlinMcCue, and Cherie Kam. The authors thank all those persons involved from the collaborating centres and treatment agencies for their contribution tothe study,as well asthe participants for their time and willingness to share their experiences. The authors thank Dr Katherine Mills and Fiona Shand for providing comments on an earlier version of this article.