Suicide rate for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders 170 times higher

(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) The suicide rate for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD) is 170 times higher than the general population according a study just published in the journal Schizophrenia Research, a figure the authors call 'tragically high.'
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