Year: 1993 Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry, v.34, no.5, (September/October 1993), p.299-302 SIEC No: 19980538

The survival probability & distribution of causes of death were estimated among all 255 male & 685 female inpatients with ‘pure’ anxiety neurosis in Stockhom County between 1969-86 who had survived until 71 years of age. Recorded prior suicide attempts were uncommon. There were 3 suicides among males & 4 suicides among females with pure anxiety neurosis. Suicides were more common than expected among patients with pure depressive neurosis & patients with both anxiety & depressive neuroses.