Journal article icon

Journal article

Risk factors for repetition and suicide following self-harm in older adults: multicentre cohort study.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Older adults have elevated suicide rates. Self-harm is the most important risk factor for suicide. There are few population-based studies of self-harm in older adults. AIMS: To calculate self-harm rates, risk factors for repetition and rates of suicide following self-harm in adults aged 60 years and over. METHOD: We studied a prospective, population-based self-harm cohort presenting to six general hospitals in three cities in England during 2000 to 2007. RESULTS: In total 1177 ol...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1192/bjp.bp.111.094177

Authors


Expand authors...
Journal:
British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
200
Issue:
5
Pages:
399-404
Publication date:
2012-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Source identifiers:
221414
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:221414
UUID:
uuid:95349b6d-62b1-4fce-b5ee-39d1a194060c
Local pid:
pubs:221414
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP