Suicide and hospitalization for mental disorders in Sweden: a population-based case-control study.

@article{Reutfors2010SuicideAH,
  title={Suicide and hospitalization for mental disorders in Sweden: a population-based case-control study.},
  author={Johan Reutfors and Lena Brandt and Anders Ekbom and G{\"o}ran Isacsson and P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Urban Osby},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={741-7}
}
The aim of this study was to estimate suicide risk during hospitalization and in the year following discharge for patients with mental disorders. All suicide cases in Sweden 18 years and older, between 1991 and 2003 (N=20,675; 70% male), were individually matched to 10 controls from the general Swedish population. Discharge diagnoses in the year before suicide of any mental disorder, mood disorder, schizophrenia spectrum disorder, and alcohol use disorder were identified from the Swedish… CONTINUE READING

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