Year: 1998 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.155, no.11, (November 1998), p.1640 SIEC No: 20051954

Vieta and colleagues comment on a study by Heila et al (1997) on the clinical characteristics of suicide victims with schizophrenia in the general population of Finland. They report on their own study of suicide in people with schizophrenia, noting the importance of depressive & positive psychotic symptoms in the assessment of suicide risk in this population. The reply of Heila et al follows.