Year: 2014 Source: BMC Psychiatry.(2014).14:146 doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-146 SIEC No: 20140246

Because psychiatric disorders are risk factors for suicide, psychiatric consultation should be an essential element of suicide prevention among individuals with a high risk of suicide. The aim of the present study was to compare the characteristics of individuals who had or had not received psychiatric consultation before they attempted suicide in Japan.