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Substances used in deliberate self-poisoning 1985-1997: trends and associations with age, gender, repetition and suicide intent.

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BACKGROUND: Rates of deliberate self-poisoning have increased in recent years. While over-the-counter availability and prescribing patterns may influence trends in substances used in overdose, these may also be related to clinical characteristics of patients. We investigate trends in substances used for self-poisoning and the influence of age, gender, suicidal intent and repetition status on the substances used. METHOD: Data collected by the Oxford Monitoring System for Attempted Suicide were...

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10.1007/s001270170053

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Journal:
Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
228-234
Publication date:
2001-05-05
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EISSN:
1433-9285
ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:26034af4-1182-453b-a307-d56e9d71519a
Source identifiers:
168414
Local pid:
pubs:168414

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