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Examining The Relationship Between Psychotic Experiences & Suicidal Behaviors

Over the last 20 years, researchers have extensively delved into psychotic experiences in the general population. While these hallucinatory experiences are generally attributed to schizophrenic symptoms, 5%–8% of the general adult population has reported having psychotic experiences. The extensive research has demonstrated that psychotic experiences are associated with a high risk for a broad range of mental disorders, poor mental health outcomes in general, and a strong association with suicidal behavior.
Over the last five years, several studies have examined the …

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