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Correlates of Suicide Attempts and Ideation in Schizophrenia

  • J. Landmark (a1), Z. Z. Cernovsky (a2) and H. Merskey (a3)

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A group of 118 patients with a hospital diagnosis of schizophrenia was reviewed. The incidence of suicide attempts was significantly correlated with more frequent past psychiatric admissions, more frequent past diagnoses of schizophrenia, and poor work function. The apparent relationships could be spurious or based on a reversed causal sequence; for example, suicide attempts are likely to be followed by psychiatric admissions.

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London Psychiatric Hospital, 850 Highbury Avenue, PO Box 2532, Terminal A, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 4HI

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Correlates of Suicide Attempts and Ideation in Schizophrenia

  • J. Landmark (a1), Z. Z. Cernovsky (a2) and H. Merskey (a3)

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Correlates of Suicide Attempts and Ideation in Schizophrenia

  • J. Landmark (a1), Z. Z. Cernovsky (a2) and H. Merskey (a3)
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