Year: 1999 Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, v.53, no.4, (1999), p.253-256 SIEC No: 20030392

The authors investigated discrepancies between the routine psychiatric emergency consultation & the research diagnoses of mental disorders among suicide attempters. The findings presented, based on a sample 114 suicide attempters in Helsinki, suggest that important medical disorders, & their comorbidity, are often not diagnosed in emergency consultations. (22 refs)