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Over 10% Of Ontario Suicide Deaths Are Among People With Schizophrenia

News | August 15, 2018

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About 11.7% of the 5,650 people who died of suicide in Ontario, Canada from January 2008 through December 2012 had been diagnosed with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD). Schizophrenia spectrum disorders include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or any psychotic disorder not otherwise specified. Of the remaining 4,987 non-SSD suicide deaths during the five-year period, about 22% (1,111…

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