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February 21 2013

Blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal


Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, hopefully decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.

In Australia, suicide is the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 44 (Australian Bureau of Statistics).

Research published in Neuropsychopharmacology has found that a chemical in the brain called quinolinic acid is linked to suicidal behaviour. Quinolinic acid is produced as a by-product of inflammation.

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