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Excess mortality of mental disorder.
BACKGROUND We describe the increased risk of premature death from natural and from unnatural causes for the common mental disorders. METHOD With a Medline search (1966-1995) we found 152 EnglishExpand
Suicide as an outcome for mental disorders. A meta-analysis.
If these results can be generalised then virtually all mental disorders have an increased risk of suicide excepting mental retardation and dementia. Expand
Causes of the excess mortality of schizophrenia.
Some of the excess mortality of schizophrenia could be lessened by reducing patients' smoking and exposure to other environmental risk factors and by improving the management of medical disease, mood disturbance and psychosis. Expand
Suicide as an outcome for mental disorders
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Lifetime risk of suicide for affective disorder, alcoholism and schizophrenia.
The lifetime suicide risk figures often quoted in the literature appear to be too high, according to this study, which recalculates the risk using contemporary data and modern techniques. Expand
A hundred cases of suicide: clinical aspects.
This investigation showed that some suicides may be preventable with modern psychiatric treatment, but these methods are not always being effectively deployed. Expand
Localization of a susceptibility locus for schizophrenia on chromosome 5
It is demonstrated that genetic linkage of two DNA polymorphisms on the long arm of human chromosome 5 to schizophrenia in seven British and Icelandic families with multiple affected members provides the first strong evidence for the involvement of a single gene in the causation of schizophrenia. Expand
Suicide preceded by murder: the epidemiology of homicide–suicide in England and Wales 1988–92
Homicide–suicide in England and Wales is mostly ‘a family matter’, men of predominantly lower social class killing their kin, and pre-menopausal mothers their young children, before they kill themselves. Expand
Suicide as an Outcome for Medical Disorders
It was the author's object in his paper to establish a fact he believes, of primary importance,—that the disposition to commit self-destruction is, to a great extent, amenable to those principlesExpand
Psychiatric symptoms in dermatology patients.
High GHQ scores were associated with diagnoses of acne, eczema, psoriasis or alopecia; with extensive lesions on exposed parts of the body; and with the use of high potency topical steroid. Expand