Julia Steinberg, Ph.D., University of California San Francisco
Standard Research Grant (2013): $90,000
Understanding the Relationship Between Pregnancy Outcomes and Subsequent Suicide Risk
Using six Danish registry data sets the aim is to examine the association between abortion versus childbirth and subsequent suicide and suicide attempts. Possible predictors include prior mental health problems, social disadvantage, and parental mental illness. This may highlight the importance of mental health screening.