Year: 1984 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.29, (June 1984), p.319-322 SIEC No: 19842387

In a matched controlled study manic depressive patients who suicided were compared with those who did not suicide. Significantly more of those who suicided lived alone, had early parental loss, and had attempted suicide in the past, and were depressed and suicidal at their last admission. The period after discharge was found to be a time of increased risk..