Rodway et al, 2023 There are comparatively few international studies investigating suicide in military veterans and no recent UK-wide studies. This was a 23-year retrospective cohort study of suicide in a cohort of over 458,000 individuals who had left the UK Armed...
Category: Research summaries
Recent GP consultation before death by suicide in middle-aged males: a national consecutive case series
Faraz et al (2023) Reducing suicide risk in middle-aged males is a national priority. This study was a descriptive examination of suicide in a national consecutive sample of middle-aged men (aged 40-54 years) who died in 2017 in England, Scotland, and Wales (n=1,517)....
Tham et al, 2023 In this study we aimed to examine the characteristics and recent experiences of psychiatric patients who migrated to the UK and who died by suicide between 2011 and 2019. We identified 593 psychiatric patients who had migrated to the UK in the...
In May 2019, the Court of Appeal in England and Wales ruled that the determination of suicide at inquest should be based on a civil standard of proof, not a criminal standard.
This was a 10-year retrospective cohort study of suicide in a cohort of almost 234,000 individuals who had left the UK Armed Forces between 1996 and 2005.
In this retrospective observational cohort study, suicide rates among minority ethnic patients with mental illness in England and Wales were examined and the effects of differential help-seeking were investigated.
This study aimed to investigate the impact of narrative conclusions on suicide statistics and to identify the number and rate of suicide and accidental deaths in children and young people.
Children and young people who die by suicide: childhood-related antecedents, gender differences and service contact
This study aimed to investigate the stresses experienced by young people who died by suicide that may be contributing to the rise in rates of suicide and self-harm in young people, particularly girls.
In this study, we examined whether there was a group of young people who died by suicide without explicit warning signs, and if they indicated risk indirectly through other suicide risk factors.
This study aimed to compare the number and rate of suicides among patients under the care of CRHT teams with those of psychiatric in-patients and assess the clinical features of these two groups.