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Suicide amongst people with schizophrenia is a notable problem.

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  • Caldwell, C.B., & Gottesman, I.I. (1990). Schizophrenics kill themselves too: A review of risk factors for suicide. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 4, 571-589.
  • Fenton, W.S. (2000). Depression, suicide and suicide prevention in schizophrenia. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 30, 34-39.
  • Inskip, H.M., Harris, E.C., & Barraclough, B. (1998). Lifetime risk of suicide for affective disorder, alcoholism and schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry, 172, 35-7.
  • Meltzer, H.Y. (1999). Suicide and schizophrenia: Clozapine and the InterSePT study. International Clozaril/Leponex suicide prevention trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 60 (Suppl. 12), 47-50.
  • Meltzer, H.Y., & Okayli, G. (1995). Reduction in suicidality during clozapine treat-ment of neuroleptic-resistant schizophrenia: Impact on risk-benefit assessment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 152, 183-190.

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