Year: 2004 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.184, no.6, (June 2004), p.534-535 SIEC No: 20060929

The authors compared suicide attempts associated with melancholic versus non-melancholic major depression in 377 patients. Controlling for depression severity & other covariates, melancholia at baseline assessment was associated with more serious past suicide attempts & with the probability of suicide attempt during follow-up. (24 refs.)