Year: 2010 Source: Manchester, UK: National Confidential Inquiry Into Suicide and Homicide by People With Mental Illness, (July 2010), 43p. SIEC No: 20100554

This report examines deaths by suicide & people convicted of homicide for the period January 1997-December 2007. Sudden unexplained deaths of psychiatric inpatients for the period March 1999-December 2007 are also reviewed. 14,429 cases of suicide & 589 convictions for homicide were identified as patient suicides & homicides, i.e. the individual had been in contact with mental health services in the 12 months prior to death or conviction. Data is analyzed for each of the 3 groups. The report also provides an update on Inquiry research projects & a list of recent reports & papers from the Inquiry.