Written by: Petros Skapinakis, MD, MPH, PhD, lecturer of Psychiatry in the University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece.
Eva Gerasi, postgraduate student in the Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece.
22 Jul 2008.
19 Feb 2011.
Are there risk factors for suicides?
It has been gathered that statistically high risk indicators for suicide are:
Single status, particularly if recent - that is, through divorce or bereavement.
Current physical ill health, particularly if painful, debilitating or life-threatening.
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