Erikson Institute

A study in the Jan. 2009 issue of Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease reveals hope for recovery from suicidal and self destructive phenomena in treatment resistant mental illness

Perry, Christopher
Fowler, James C.
Bailey, Adrian
Clemence, A. Jill
Plakun, Eric M.
Zheutlin, Barbara
Speanburg, Stefanie
Published on 
January 2009

In 1992, the Austen Riggs Center began to a multi-dimensional research study which followed 226 newly admitted patients. The study investigated many basic questions, including: Do chronically suicidal patients fully recover, and if so, how?