Year: 2015 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry.(2011).68(10):1058-1064. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.113 SIEC No: 20150258

This is the first analysis of the absolute risk of suicide in a total national cohort of individuals followed up from the first psychiatric contact, and it represents, to our knowledge, the hitherto largest sample with the longest and most complete follow-up. Our estimates are lower than those most often cited, but they are still substantial and indicate the continuous need for prevention of suicide among people with mental disorders.

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