TITLE

Risk of suicide and spouse's psychiatric illness or suicide: nested case-control study

AUTHOR(S)
Agerbo, Esben
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/1/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7422, p1025
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a nested case-control study of the association between a spouse's psychiatric illness, suicide, and other causes of death and own suicide. Participants; Methodology; Results; Comments; Conclusion that a greater risk of committing suicide was associated with a spouse who had been admitted to hospital with a psychiatric disorder or had died, particularly if the cause was suicide.
ACCESSION #
11272441

 

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