Appendix 2: Suicide-Related Research in Canada: A descriptive overview – References

Appendix 2: References

Biomedical References

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  • Anguelova, M., Benkelfat, C., & Turecki, G. (2003). A systematic review of association studies investigating genes coding for serotonin receptors and the serotonin transporter: II. Suicidal behavior. Molecular Psychiatry, 8(7), 646-653.
  • Arato, M., Tekes, K., Tothfalusi, L., Magyar, K., Palkovits, M., Frecska, E., et al. (1991). Reversed hemispheric asymmetry of imipramine binding in suicide victims. Biological Psychiatry, 29(7), 699-702.
  • Bown, C., Wang, J. F., MacQueen, G., & Young, L. T. (2000). Increased temporal cortex ER stress proteins in depressed subjects who died by suicide. Neuropsychopharmacology, 22(3), 327-332.
  • Du, L., Faludi, G., Palkovits, M., Demeter, E., Bakish, D., Lapierre, Y. D., et al. (1999). Frequency of long allele in serotonin transporter gene is increased in depressed suicide victims. Biological Psychiatry, 46, 196-201.
  • Du, L., Faludi, G., Palkovits, M., Bakish, D., & Hrdina, P. D. (2000). Tryptophan hydroxylase gene 218A/C polymorphism is not associated with depressed suicide. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 3(3), 215-220.
  • Du, L., Faludi, G., Palkovits, M., Sotonyi, P., Bakish, D., & Hrdina, P. D. (2002). High activity-related allele of MAO-A gene associated with depressed suicide in males. Neuroreport, 13(9), 1195-1198.
  • Ellison, L. F., & Morrison, H. I. (2001). Low serum cholesterol concentration and risk of suicide. Epidemiology, 12, 168-172.
  • Fitch, D., Lesage, A., Séguin, M., Tousignant, M., Benkelfat, C., Rouleau, G. A., et al. (2001). Suicide and the serotonin transporter gene. Molecular Psychiatry, 6,
    127-128.
  • Honer, W. G., Falkai, P., Bayer, T. A., Xie, J., Hu, L., Li, H. Y., et al. (2002). Abnormalities of SNARE mechanism proteins in anterior frontal cortex in severe mental illness. Cerebral Cortex, 12(4), 349-356.
  • Hrdina, P. D. (1996). A new biological test for suicidality? Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 21, 233.
  • Hrdina, P. D., Demeter, E., Vu, T. B., Sótónyi, P., & Palkovits, M. (1993). 5-HT uptake sites and 5-HT2 receptors in brain of antidepressant-free suicide victims/depressives: Increase in 5-HT2 sites in cortex and amygdala. Brain Research, 614(1-2), 37-44.
  • Hrdina, P. D., & Du, L. (2001). Levels of serotonin receptor 2A higher in suicide victims [Letter to the editor]? American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 147-148.
  • Lalovic, A., & Turecki, G. (2002). Meta-analysis of the association between tryptophan hydroxylase and suicidal behavior. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 114,
    533-540.
  • Reiach, J. S., Li, P. P., Warsh, J. J., Kish, S. J., & Young, L. T. (1999). Reduced adenylyl cyclase immunolabeling and activity in postmortem temporal cortex of depressed suicide victims. Journal of Affective Disorders, 56(2-3), 141-151.
  • Turecki, G. (2000). Suicidal behavior, the serotonin 2A receptor gene, and the media. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 96, 892.
  • Turecki, G. (2001). Suicidal behavior: Is there a genetic predisposition? Bipolar Disorders, 3, 335-349.
  • Turecki, G., Brière, R., Dewar, K., Antonetti, T., Lesage, A. D., Séguin, M., et al. (1999). Prediction of level of serotonin 2A receptor binding by serotonin receptor 2A genetic variation in postmortem brain samples from subjects who did or did not commit suicide. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156, 1456-1458.
  • Turecki, G., Sequeira, A., Gwadry, F., Canetti, L., Gingras, Y., & French-Mullen, J. (2003). Gene expression changes in suicides with and without major depression. American Journal of Human Genetics, 73(Suppl.), 527.
  • Turecki, G., Zhu, Z., Tzenova, J., Lesage, A., Séguin, M., Tousignant, M., et al. (2001). TPH and suicidal behavior: A study in suicide completers. Molecular Psychiatry, 6, 98-102.

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