A Study of Leukocyte and Platelet Activity in Patients with Suicide Attempt Related to Acute Stres Reaction

Kocer E., ALÇELİK A., Kocaman G., Kocer A.

JOURNAL OF MOOD DISORDERS, vol.3, no.2, pp.52-57, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/jmood.20130404055056
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MOOD DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.52-57


Aim: Acute stress reaction (ASR) is often seen with depression, and stress-related hormones may play an important role in acute arterial thrombosis by increasing platelet aggregation. To the best of our knowledge, no study has examined leukocyte and platelet counts following a suicide attempt with ASR.