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Premature death after self-harm: a multicentre cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: People who self-harm have an increased risk of premature death. The aim of this study was to investigate cause-specific premature death in individuals who self-harm, including associations with socioeconomic deprivation. METHODS: We undertook a cohort study of patients of all ages presenting to emergency departments in Oxford, Manchester, and Derby, UK, after self-poisoning or self-injury between Jan 1, 2000, and Dec 31, 2007. Postcodes of individuals' place of residence were lin...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
380
Issue:
9853
Pages:
1568-1574
Publication date:
2012-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:085a7a08-1ceb-4b3d-a6b3-586ee9ad47da
Source identifiers:
352490
Local pid:
pubs:352490

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