Mortality and suicide among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants.

@article{Jacobsen2004MortalityAS,
  title={Mortality and suicide among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants.},
  author={Poul Harboe Jacobsen and Lisbet R H{\"o}lmich and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Christoffer Johansen and J\orgen H Olsen and Kim Kj\oller and S\oren Friis},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={164 22},
  pages={2450-5}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies indicate that women with cosmetic breast implants have a significantly increased risk of suicide. Our objectives were to examine mortality among Danish women who underwent cosmetic breast implant surgery and to evaluate the baseline prevalence of psychopathological disorders as measured by admission to a psychiatric hospital among women seeking cosmetic surgery. METHODS Cohort study of 2761 women who underwent cosmetic breast implant surgery at private clinics… CONTINUE READING

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