Suicide among holocaust survivors: A national registry study

Previous findings regarding European Holocaust survivors’ suicide risk are conflicting. North African survivors’ suicide risk was not previously studied. In this study, we aimed to determine suicide risk among European and North African Holocaust survivors. The study was based on the Israeli population census from 1972, followed until 2015 for suicide. European survivors were grouped […]

Suicide risk among holocaust survivors following psychiatric hospitalizations: A historic cohort study

The association between Holocaust experience, suicide, and psychiatric hospitalization has not been unequivocally established. The aim of this study was to determine the risk of suicide among 3 Jewish groups with past or current psychiatric hospitalizations: Holocaust survivors (HS), survivors of pre-Holocaust persecution (early HS), and a comparison group of similar European background who did […]