Year: 1987 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.76, no.4, (October 1987), p.372-380 SIEC No: 19872299

Rated 506 male & 700 female inpatients with severe depression/melancholia at discharge during 1956-69. They were followed-up until Dec. 31/83. Some results: in uni- & bipolars, there was an increased mortality from physical disorders & suicide, but suicide frequency was lower in bipolars. Male suicides had higher initial ratings for the items brittle, sensitive, marital problems, acute onset & lower psychomotor retardation than other men.