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Association Between Neurological Disorders and Death by Suicide in Denmark

Erlangsen, Annette; Stenager, Egon; Conwell, Yeates; Andersen, Per; Hawton, Keith; Benros, Michael E.; Nordentoft, Merete; Stenager, Elsebeth


Importance Neurological disorders have been linked to suicide, but the risk across a broad spectrum of neurological disorders remains to be assessed. Objectives To examine whether people with neurological disorders die by suicide more often than other people and to assess for temporal associations. Design, Setting, and Participants Nationwide, retrospective cohort study on all persons 15 years or older living in Denmark, from 1980 through 2016 (N = 7 300 395). Exposures Medical contact...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-02-04
Type: Journal article
Source: JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2019.21834


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