Suicide in schizophrenia

@article{Carlborg2010SuicideIS,
  title={Suicide in schizophrenia},
  author={Andreas Carlborg and Kajsa Winnerb{\"a}ck and Erik G. J{\"o}nsson and Jussi Jokinen and Peter Nordstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={1153 - 1164}
}
Schizophrenia is a disorder with an estimated suicide risk of 4–5%. Many factors are involved in the suicidal process, some of which are different from those in the general population. Clinical risk factors include attempted suicide, depression, male gender, substance abuse and hopelessness. Biosocial factors, such as a high intelligence quotient and high level of premorbid function, have also been associated with an increased risk of suicide in patients with schizophrenia. Suicide risk is… 
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