Year: 1997 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.154, no.1, (January 1997), p.122-123 SIEC No: 19970014

In this article the authors set out to determine the risk of suicide in pregnant women. Autopsy reports of all female residents of New York City who committed suicide between 1990-93 were assessed for pregnancy. They found the number of suicides of pregnant women were only one-third of the expected.