Year: 2015 Source: General Hospital Psychiatry.(2012).34(2):139Ð145.doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2011.09.017 SIEC No: 20150134

The 2083 female suicide victims of reproductive age demonstrated high prevalence of existing mental health diagnosis and current depressed mood, with depressed mood significantly higher among postpartum women. Substance use and presence of other precipitating factors were high and similar among groups. Intimate partner problems were higher among pregnant and postpartum victims.

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