Suicide attempts and thoughts during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to previous years

December 29, 2021

Miguel Ängel Jerónimo, Sergio Piñar, et. al

Psiquiatría y Salud Mental

Data were taken from the CRS registry of the city of Barcelona, ​​which contains all the reports of suicide ideas and attempts that consult in the emergency department of psychiatric hospitals (01.01.2018 to 06.30.2021), a total of 3,388 consultations were registered. for suicidal ideas or attempts, In 2018, 629 cases and 1,003 in 2019. The mean age of the sample was 37.9 years (SD: 17.78), 509 (15.02%) were minors and 2,879 (84.98%) of legal age, 1,115 (32.91%) men and 2,273 (67.09%) women. ) for suicide attempts

Miguel Angel Jerónimo, Sergio Piñar, Pilar Samos, et. al. Intentos e ideas de suicidio durante la pandemia por COVID-19 en comparación con los años previos. Revista de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental. 10.1016/j.rpsm.2021.11.004