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Attempted and completed suicide in older subjects: results from the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study of Suicidal Behaviour.

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OBJECTIVE: The authors present an analysis of findings for the 65 years and over age group from the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study of Suicidal Behaviour (1989-93). METHODS: Multinational data on non-fatal suicidal behaviour is derived from 1518 subjects in 16 European centres. Local district data on suicide were available from 10 of the collaborating centres. RESULTS: Stockholm (Sweden), Pontoise (France) and Oxford (UK) had the highest suicide attempts rates. In most centres, the majority of eld...

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10.1002/gps.337

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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
16
Issue:
3
Pages:
300-310
Publication date:
2001-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:80b4c0a8-824a-41e9-9806-52ee4e604185
Source identifiers:
168409
Local pid:
pubs:168409

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