Year: 1998 Source: Journal of Mental Health, v.7, no.4, (August 1998), p.345-353 SIEC No: 20030939

This article reviews research from the 1960s to the present pertaining to suicide in people suffering with schizophrenia. An attempt is made to examine suggested risk factors & generate recommendations for management, with particular attention to recent Department of Health guidelines regarding the care of the severely mentally ill. Based on his review, the author lists some specific areas for continuing research, & suggests some improvements to be made in the field. (35 refs)