ERIC Number: EJ390317
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Depression and Suicide in Schizophrenic Patients.
Salama, Aziz A.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v18 n4 p379-84 Win 1988
Identified schizophrenic patients as distinctive subgroup of patients who can suffer from major depressive illness and can commit suicide. Found 22.4 percent of 620 schizophrenics in psychiatric facility showed symptoms of major depressive episode. Seven patients committed suicide during acute phase of illness, 9 attempted suicide while hospitalized, 10 attempted suicide within 1 year of discharge. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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