Perinatal circumstances and risk of offspring suicide. Birth cohort study

Daniel V Riordan, Sivasubramaniam Selvaraj, Cameron Stark, Julie S E Gilbert, Selvaraj Sivasubramaniam

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A higher risk of suicide has been associated with low birth weight in one study, but not yet replicated. Higher birth order has been associated with self-harm, but not with suicide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-507
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Birth Weight
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Low Birth Weight
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Maternal Age
  • Occupations
  • Parity
  • Pedigree
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
  • Risk Factors
  • Suicide


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