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Systematic review of the prevalence of suicide in veterinary surgeons.

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BACKGROUND: An accumulating body of research demonstrates that risk of suicide varies between occupational groups. Identification of the occupations at risk, and the factors that contribute to the increased risk of suicide in these groups is essential for the development of effective suicide prevention strategies. There is preliminary evidence to suggest that veterinary surgeons are a group at risk. AIMS: To conduct a systematic review of studies of rates and methods of suicide in the veteri...

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10.1093/occmed/kqq044

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Occupational medicine (Oxford, England)
Volume:
60
Issue:
6
Pages:
436-446
Publication date:
2010-09-01
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EISSN:
1471-8405
ISSN:
0962-7480
Source identifiers:
168319
Language:
English
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uuid:6267bb74-3d29-4bf6-a2f7-23ce6e534cc0
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2012-12-19

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