Increased suicidal behavior risk for women with perinatal depression history

Women with clinically diagnosed perinatal depression have an increased risk for suicidal behavior, especially within the first year after diagnosis, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.
“Existing literature suggests that suicidal ideation is common among women with antenatal depression, while data on risk of suicidal behavior, including attempted and completed suicide, are lacking,” Hang Yu, MSc, researcher in the unit of integrative epidemiology at the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and colleagues wrote. “Studies have

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