Suicide attempt in first-episode psychosis: A 7.4 year follow-up study
J Robinson, MG Harris, SM Harrigan, LP Henry, S Farrelly, A Prosser, O Schwartz, H Jackson, PD McGorry
SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2010
BACKGROUND: Individuals with first-episode psychosis demonstrate high rates of suicide attempt (SA). AIMS: 1) To examine the prevalence of, and risk factors for, SA in a first-episode psychosis (FEP) cohort over a 7.4 year follow-up period. 2) To investigate differences between single versus multiple suicide attempters. METHODS: This study reports baseline and follow-up data from a naturalistic, prospective follow-up of 413 FEP patients treated at a specialist early psychosis centre. Assessments were conducted at treatment entry, initial symptom remission or stabilization, and long term follow-up. Binary logistic regression models were used to assess unadjusted and adjusted associations betw..View full abstract
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Awarded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
This study was Supported by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (grant number 91-0084C), the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (grant number 350241) and the Colonial Foundation.