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Premature death after self-harm: A multicentre cohort study

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Background: People who self-harm have an increased risk of premature death. The aim of this study was to investigate cause-specific premature death in individuals who self-harm, including associations with socioeconomic deprivation. Methods: We undertook a cohort study of patients of all ages presenting to emergency departments in Oxford, Manchester, and Derby, UK, after self-poisoning or self-injury between Jan 1, 2000, and Dec 31, 2007. Postcodes of individuals' place of residence were link...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
The Lancet
Volume:
380
Issue:
9853
Pages:
1568-1574
Publication date:
2012-11-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:84306c59-0f69-4000-a9f5-c607a0977115
Source identifiers:
359798
Local pid:
pubs:359798

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