Celiac.com 10/03/2011 - A number of studies show that people with celiac disease have higher risk of depression and death from external causes, but there are no conclusive studies on death from suicide.

A research team set out to more deeply examine the risk of suicide in people with celiac disease. The team included J. F. Ludvigsson, C. Sellgren, B. Runeson, N. Långström, and P. Lichtenstein. They are affiliated with the Department of Paediatrics at Örebro University Hospital in Sweden.

cc-Jessia_HimeThe team examined suicide risk in individuals with celiac disease where the small intestinal biopsy showed no villous atrophy.

For their study, the team collected biopsy data from all 28 clinical