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High suicide rates during psychiatricinpatient stay and shortly after discharge

Madsen, Trine; Erlangsen, Annette; Hjorth, Jens; Nordentoft, Merete


Abstract Objective Over recent decades, intense efforts to address suicides in psychiatric admitted people have been initiated. The aim was to calculate suicide rates, rate ratios, population attributable risks (PAR) and trends among people admitted to or recently discharged from psychiatric wards. Methods Using a cohort design, we obtained nationwide register data on 6 292 932 individuals aged 15+ living in Denmark during 1995-2016. Of these, 178 703 (5.73%) males and 201 033 females...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
DOI: 10.1111/acps.13221


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