Suicide in current psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide.

@article{Hunt2007SuicideIC,
  title={Suicide in current psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide.},
  author={Isabelle M. Hunt and Navneet Kapur and Roger Webb and Jo Robinson and James Burns and Pauline Turnbull and Jenny Shaw and Louis Appleby},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={831-7}
}
BACKGROUND Few controlled studies have investigated factors associated with suicide in current in-patients. We aimed to identify psychosocial, behavioural and clinical risk factors, including variations in care, for in-patient suicide. METHOD We conducted a national population-based case-control study of people who died by suicide between 1 April 1999 and 31 December 2000 while in psychiatric in-patient care in England. Cases were 222 adult mental health in-patients who died by suicide… CONTINUE READING
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