Suicide as an outcome for mental disorders. A meta-analysis.

  title={Suicide as an outcome for mental disorders. A meta-analysis.},
  author={Elizabeth Clare Harris and Beverley M. Barraclough},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND Mental disorders have a strong association with suicide. This meta-analysis, or statistical overview, of the literature gives an estimate of the suicide risk of the common mental disorders. METHOD We searched the medical literature to find reports on the mortality of mental disorders. English language reports were located on MEDLINE (1966-1993) with the search terms mental disorders', 'brain injury', 'eating disorders', 'epilepsy', 'suicide attempt', 'psychosurgery', with… CONTINUE READING
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