Prospective study of risk factors for attempted suicide among patients with bipolar disorder.

@article{Valtonen2006ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of risk factors for attempted suicide among patients with bipolar disorder.},
  author={Hanna M Valtonen and Kirsi S Suominen and Outi K Mantere and Sami J Lepp{\"a}m{\"a}ki and Petri Arvilommi and Erkki Isomets{\"a}},
  journal={Bipolar disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 5 Pt 2},
  pages={576-85}
}
OBJECTIVE There are few prospective studies on risk factors for attempted suicide among representative samples of psychiatric patients with bipolar I and II disorders. We conducted a prospective study to investigate risk for suicide attempts among a secondary-level sample of psychiatric in- and outpatients with bipolar disorder (BD). METHODS In the Jorvi Bipolar Study (JoBS), 1,630 psychiatric in- and outpatients from three Finnish cities were screened for BDs with the Mood Disorder… CONTINUE READING

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