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Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study

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Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study. / Sørensen, Holger J; Mortensen, Erik L; Wang, August G; Juel, Knud; Silverton, Leigh; Mednick, Sarnoff A.

I: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Bind 44, Nr. 9, 2009, s. 748-51.

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Sørensen, HJ, Mortensen, EL, Wang, AG, Juel, K, Silverton, L & Mednick, SA 2009, 'Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, bind 44, nr. 9, s. 748-51. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-009-0495-5

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Sørensen, H. J., Mortensen, E. L., Wang, A. G., Juel, K., Silverton, L., & Mednick, S. A. (2009). Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 44(9), 748-51. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-009-0495-5

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Sørensen HJ, Mortensen EL, Wang AG, Juel K, Silverton L, Mednick SA. Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2009;44(9):748-51. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-009-0495-5

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Sørensen, Holger J ; Mortensen, Erik L ; Wang, August G ; Juel, Knud ; Silverton, Leigh ; Mednick, Sarnoff A. / Suicide and mental illness in parents and risk of suicide in offspring: a birth cohort study. I: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2009 ; Bind 44, Nr. 9. s. 748-51.

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abstract = "BACKGROUND: A family history of completed suicide and psychiatric illness has been identified as risk factors for suicide. AIMS: To examine the risk of offspring suicide in relation to parental history of suicide and other parental risk factors. METHOD: The study population consisted of 7,177 adult offspring born 1959-1961 and their parents from the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort. Cohort members and their parents who had committed suicide were identified in the Danish Causes of Death Registry (follow-up until December 31, 2005), while information on psychiatric hospitalisation history was obtained from the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register. RESULTS: Forty-eight cohort members, 77 mothers and 133 fathers had committed suicide during the follow-up. Independent of parental psychiatric illness and social status, parental suicide significantly increased suicide risk in offspring (hazard ratio 4.40 with 95% CI 1.81-10.69). A stronger effect of parental suicide was observed in offspring without a history of psychiatric hospitalisation. CONCLUSION: Parental history of suicide is a risk factor for suicide in offspring, but primarily in offspring without psychiatric hospitalisation.",
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note = "Keywords: Adult; Adult Children; Cause of Death; Child; Child of Impaired Parents; Cohort Studies; Denmark; Fathers; Female; Hospitalization; Hospitals, Psychiatric; Humans; Male; Mental Disorders; Mothers; Registries; Risk Factors; Sex Factors; Suicide",
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AU - Sørensen, Holger J

AU - Mortensen, Erik L

AU - Wang, August G

AU - Juel, Knud

AU - Silverton, Leigh

AU - Mednick, Sarnoff A

N1 - Keywords: Adult; Adult Children; Cause of Death; Child; Child of Impaired Parents; Cohort Studies; Denmark; Fathers; Female; Hospitalization; Hospitals, Psychiatric; Humans; Male; Mental Disorders; Mothers; Registries; Risk Factors; Sex Factors; Suicide

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N2 - BACKGROUND: A family history of completed suicide and psychiatric illness has been identified as risk factors for suicide. AIMS: To examine the risk of offspring suicide in relation to parental history of suicide and other parental risk factors. METHOD: The study population consisted of 7,177 adult offspring born 1959-1961 and their parents from the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort. Cohort members and their parents who had committed suicide were identified in the Danish Causes of Death Registry (follow-up until December 31, 2005), while information on psychiatric hospitalisation history was obtained from the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register. RESULTS: Forty-eight cohort members, 77 mothers and 133 fathers had committed suicide during the follow-up. Independent of parental psychiatric illness and social status, parental suicide significantly increased suicide risk in offspring (hazard ratio 4.40 with 95% CI 1.81-10.69). A stronger effect of parental suicide was observed in offspring without a history of psychiatric hospitalisation. CONCLUSION: Parental history of suicide is a risk factor for suicide in offspring, but primarily in offspring without psychiatric hospitalisation.

AB - BACKGROUND: A family history of completed suicide and psychiatric illness has been identified as risk factors for suicide. AIMS: To examine the risk of offspring suicide in relation to parental history of suicide and other parental risk factors. METHOD: The study population consisted of 7,177 adult offspring born 1959-1961 and their parents from the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort. Cohort members and their parents who had committed suicide were identified in the Danish Causes of Death Registry (follow-up until December 31, 2005), while information on psychiatric hospitalisation history was obtained from the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register. RESULTS: Forty-eight cohort members, 77 mothers and 133 fathers had committed suicide during the follow-up. Independent of parental psychiatric illness and social status, parental suicide significantly increased suicide risk in offspring (hazard ratio 4.40 with 95% CI 1.81-10.69). A stronger effect of parental suicide was observed in offspring without a history of psychiatric hospitalisation. CONCLUSION: Parental history of suicide is a risk factor for suicide in offspring, but primarily in offspring without psychiatric hospitalisation.

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JO - Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

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