Suicide and multiple sclerosis: an epidemiological investigation.

  title={Suicide and multiple sclerosis: an epidemiological investigation.},
  author={Elsebeth Stenager and Egon Stenager and Nils J Koch-Henriksen and Henrik Br\onnum-Hansen and K Hyllested and K. V. Jensen and Unni Bille-Brahe},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={55 7},
In a nationwide investigation the risk of death by suicide for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) was assessed using records kept at the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry (DMSR) and the Danish National Register of Cause of Death. The investigation covers all MS patients registered with DSMR with an onset of the disease within the period 1953-85, or for whom MS was diagnosed in the same period. Fifty three of the 5525 cases in the onset cohort group committed suicide. Using the figures from… CONTINUE READING

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