Suicide and Bipolar Disorder

Zoltán Rihmer, Jan Fawcett

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBipolar Disorder
Subtitle of host publicationClinical and Neurobiological Foundations
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780470721988
Publication statusPublished - Aug 13 2010


  • Bipolar disorder, clinical and public health significance - illness with markedly elevated premature mortality
  • Clinically detectable suicide risk factors - in bipolar disorders
  • Comorbid anxiety, an imminent risk factor for suicide
  • Previous suicide attempt - the most powerful predictor of completed suicide
  • Suicidal behaviour, very rare in absence of current major mental illnesses
  • Suicide and attempted suicide - in major mood disorders
  • Suicide and bipolar disorder
  • Suicide risk and protective factors - in bipolar disorders
  • Suicide risk assessment and prevention
  • Suicide risk factors - in patients with bipolar disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Rihmer, Z., & Fawcett, J. (2010). Suicide and Bipolar Disorder. In Bipolar Disorder: Clinical and Neurobiological Foundations (pp. 62-68). John Wiley and Sons.