Perinatal suicide in Ontario, Canada: a 15-year population-based study

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This retrospective study in Ontario, Canada found that the perinatal and one-year postpartum suicide rate was comparable to international estimates. Given the rate of suicide by perinatal women, the authors state that health care providers must be aware when assessing risk.

Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication date
August 28, 2017
Sophie Grigoriadis, MD PhD, Andrew S. Wilton, MSc, Paul A. Kurdyak, MD PhD, Anne E. Rhodes, PhD, Emily H. VonderPorten, MPH, Anthony Levitt, MBBS, Amy Cheung, MD MSc, Simone N. Vigod, MD MSc