Suicide in schizophrenia: the Iowa Record Linkage Study.


Of 688 schizophrenics admitted to a psychiatric hospital over a 10-year period, 14 committed suicide. The numbers of suicides for both males and females significantly exceeded expected rates. Most of these deaths (71%) occurred within 2 years of discharge. Although more men than women committed suicide, women were found to be at relatively greater risk for… (More)


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@article{Black1985SuicideIS, title={Suicide in schizophrenia: the Iowa Record Linkage Study.}, author={Daniel Black and George Winokur and G Warrack}, journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry}, year={1985}, volume={46 11 Pt 2}, pages={14-7} }