Suicide rate 22 years after parasuicide: cohort study

Jenkins, Gary R; Hale, Robert; Papanastassiou, Maria; Crawford, Michael J; Tyrer, Peter
November 2002
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/16/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7373, p1155
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a cohort study of the suicide rate several years after parasuicide. Comparison between the suicide rate in this population compared with the general population; Method and results; Conclusion that the risk of suicide for people with a history of parasuicide persist over many years.


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