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The epidemiology and prevention of suicide by hanging: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: Hanging is one of the most commonly used methods for suicide worldwide. In England and a number of other countries, its incidence has increased over the last 30 years. This review summarizes the published literature on suicide by hanging. The focus is on its epidemiology in England and on identifying potential means of prevention. METHODS: We searched Medline (1966-2003), Embase (1980-2003), CINAHL (1982-2003) and PsycINFO (1967-2003). As considerable research on suicides occurri...

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10.1093/ije/dyh398

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
433-442
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:2484fb7b-52d8-4566-bbd4-20f19a0e7ccf
Source identifiers:
168342
Local pid:
pubs:168342

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