Year: 2016 Source: The Lancet Psychiatry.(2016).3(3):233Ð242.doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(16)00003-1 SIEC No: 20160099

In women in contact with UK psychiatric services, suicides in the perinatal period were more likely to occur in those with a depression diagnosis and no active treatment at the time of death. Assertive follow-up and treatment of perinatal women in contact with psychiatric services are needed to address suicide risk in this group.

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