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Suicide by gases in England and Wales 2001-2011: Evidence of the emergence of new methods of suicide.

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BACKGROUND: Increases in suicide deaths by gassing, particularly carbon monoxide poisoning from burning barbecue charcoal, have occurred in many parts of East Asia and resulted in rises in overall suicide rates in some countries. Recent trends in gas poisoning suicides outside Asia have received little attention. METHODS: We analysed suicides by gassing in England and Wales (2001-2011) using national suicide mortality data enhanced by free text searching of information sent by coroners to the...

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10.1016/j.jad.2014.08.055

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
170
Pages:
190-195
Publication date:
2015-01-05
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:5929bcff-8961-4b01-b529-0f04cfd89e2a
Source identifiers:
486111
Local pid:
pubs:486111

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