n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Risk factors in repeat non-fatal suicidal behaviour : editorial
|Article Title||Risk factors in repeat non-fatal suicidal behaviour : editorial|
|Journal||South African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Dec 2005|
|Pages||72 - 74|
ISI Social Science
Extracted from text ... 72 editorial Volume 11 No. 3 December 2005 - SAJP Risk factors in repeat non-fatal suicidal behaviour The risk of repeating a suicidal act is a critical characteristic of the suicidal process. Research1 has shown that in fatal suicidal behaviour up to 40% of the victims have a history of previous suicide attempts; that in non-fatal suicidal behaviour in some patient cohorts, repeated suicidal acts are probably more common than in first attempts; that 30 - 60% of patients with non-fatal suicidal behaviour have made previous attempts, in 15 - 25% of cases within the first year before the ..
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