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Maternal Suicide: U-M Study Provides Insights Into Complicating Factors Surrounding Perinatal Deaths

June 27, 2024

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Presented by Michigan News

Suicide is a leading cause of death during pregnancy and in the months after delivery in the United States, but researchers from the University of Michigan believe that thses deaths may be preventable. In a study aimed to identify circumstances that lead towards perinatal suicide, U-M authors found that mental health conditions, substance use and intimate partner problems represent important precipitating circumstances for perinatal suicide.

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