›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (1): 112-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2020.01.018

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Research progress on suicide of schizophrenia patients

ZHANG Jian-biao, Lü Qin-yu, XU Jian, YI Zheng-hui   

  1. 1. Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 201108, China; 2. Nantong Fourth Peoples Hospital, Jiangsu Province, Nantong 226005, China
  • Online:2020-01-28 Published:2020-03-05
  • Supported by:
    National Basic Research Program of China Precision Psychiatry Program (2016YFC0906402); National Natural Science Foundation of China (81671326); Scientific Research Project of Jiangsu Provincial Health Commission (H2018040); Research Plan of Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (17411970000); Shanghai Mental Health Center Program (2017-YJ-01).

Abstract: Suicide refers to the act of voluntarily and actively ending ones life. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness with a high risk of suicide, which has a great impact on individuals and families. Suicide is the most important caof premature death in schizophrenia patients. The paper reviews recent advances in suicide-related risk factors, suicidal characteristics of patients with different characteristics, and suicide intervention in schizophrenia patients.

Key words: schizophrenia, suicide, intervention