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Suicide among schizophrenic adolescents in the long-term course of illness.
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PMID:  7701067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The significance of the suicide problem for patients showing first symptoms of schizophrenic disorders between 14 and 18 years of age is presented in a long-term follow-up study including two follow-up periods after a minimum of 5 and 11 years. The suicide rate of 13.1% is significantly higher than in other studies with patients who developed a schizophrenic psychosis in a later period of life. In addition, there is a significant sex difference in the rate of suicide--21.5% of the men and 6% of the women--although the latter made more attempts at suicide.
M Krausz; T Müller-Thomsen; C Haasen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychopathology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0254-4962     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychopathology     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-28     Completed Date:  1995-04-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8401537     Medline TA:  Psychopathology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
University Hospital Eppendorf, Psychiatric Clinic, Hamburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Age of Onset
Follow-Up Studies
Longitudinal Studies
Personality Inventory
Schizophrenia / diagnosis*
Sex Factors
Suicide / statistics & numerical data*

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