Year: 1991 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.84, no.1, (1991), p.40-45 SIEC No: 19980701

A total of 142 consecutive patients cared for by child & adolescent psychiatry in Sweden were followed up to age of 33-37 years. Between the ages of 20-34 years, 32% were admitted some time for inpatient psychiatric care. 7 subjects died during the follow-up period. For 6 of the patients, their deaths were related to the problems that had originally led to treatment. 3 of the deaths were caused by overdose & 1 of these was considered to be a definite suicide. (15 refs.)