Year: 1979 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (10th: 1979: Ottawa), p.76 SIEC No: 20091021

This presentation discussed suicide rates in inpatients & outpatients with schizophrenia in relation to stages of the psychosis & to the patients’ gender distribution. Difficulties in distinguishing between suicide & accidents were exemplified through case studies. Changes in the gender ratio of deaths by suicide in patients with schizophrenia were described.