Aftercare and clinical characteristics of people with mental illness who commit suicide : a case-control cohort study.
Suicide prevention is now a health priority in many countries.
In the UK, there are specific targets for reducing the suicide rate in the general population and in people with mental illness.
However, there is almost no evidence for the effectiveness of health services in reducing suicide, and little evidence linking suicide to any aspect of health-service care. (...) Interpretation : Reductions in care are strongly associated with suicide by people with mental illness, and may be contributory.
The implication is that maintaining care beyond the point of clinical recovery is important in protecting high-risk individuals.
Several clinical variables indicate high risk but greater risk is not greatly addressed in health service provisions.
Mots-clés Pascal : Suicide, Prévention, Soin, Malade, Trouble psychiatrique, Psychiatrie, Royaume Uni, Facteur risque
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Suicide, Prevention, Care, Patient, Mental disorder, Psychiatry, United Kingdom, Risk factor
Notice produite par :
ENSP - Ecole nationale de la santé publique (devenue EHESP)
Cote : 99/04 V
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 16/11/1999.