High income, employment, postgraduate education, and marriage: a suicidal cocktail among psychiatric patients.

@article{Agerbo2007HighIE,
  title={High income, employment, postgraduate education, and marriage: a suicidal cocktail among psychiatric patients.},
  author={Esben Agerbo},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={
          1377-84
        }
}
CONTEXT Studies dating back over 100 years have shown that the risk of suicide in the general population is associated with low income, unemployment, educational underachievement, and singleness. However, little is known about the association between suicide risk and these factors in psychiatric patients. OBJECTIVE To estimate the association between suicide risk, socioeconomic position, and marital status in psychiatric patients. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Population-based cohort study… CONTINUE READING

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