Year: 1986 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.43, no.7, (July 1986), p.650-653 SIEC No: 19870030

A mortality study was performed on 1190 patients with schizophrenia discharged from hospitals in Stockholm County during 1971. Compared with the general population, the schizophrenics had an approximately twofold increase in overall mortality. Suicide mortality was approximately 10 times higher among males and 18 times higher among female schizophrenics. 30 Ref.