Year: 1987 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.76, no.4, (October 1987), p.339-345 SIEC No: 19872016

Evidence from follow-up studies concerned with the mortality of epilepsy suggests that the suicide rate is increased. The risk of suicide seems to be higher from temporal lobe epillepsy than for epilepsy with a greater degree of handicap and in the early years of the condition.