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Suicide in the 12 months after discharge from psychiatric inpatient care, Scotland 1968-92.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the rate of suicide in the 12 months after discharge from psychiatric hospital and to determine its relationship to age, diagnosis, and period. DESIGN: Cohort study of patients discharged from psychiatric hospital. SETTING: Scotland. PARTICIPANTS: Altogether 159,742 men and 178,271 women, aged 15-84, who were discharged from Scottish psychiatric hospitals during 1968-92. MAIN RESULTS: During the 25 year period, 1212 male patients committed suicide in 198,059 pe...

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10.1136/jech.51.4.430

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Juszczak, E More by this author
O'Brien, F More by this author
Kendrick, S More by this author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
51
Issue:
4
Pages:
430-434
Publication date:
1997-08-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:00f5d0f3-bd5b-4e8e-ba98-18e0f04fad3e
Source identifiers:
127631
Local pid:
pubs:127631

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