Year: 2015 Source: BMJ OPEN.(2012). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000607 SIEC No: 20150308

Suicides by missing persons show several distinct characteristics in comparisons to other suicides. The findings have implications for development of suicide prevention strategies focusing on early identification and interventions targeting this group. In particular, it may offer assistance to police in designing risk assessment procedures and subsequent investigations of missing persons.