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Risk of suicide and repeat self-harm after hospital attendance for non-fatal self-harm in Sri Lanka: a cohort study.

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Background: Evidence from high income countries (HICs) suggests that individuals who present to hospital after self-harm are an important target for suicide prevention, but evidence from low and middle-income countries (LMICs) is lacking. We aimed to investigate the risk of repeat self-harm and suicide, and factors associated with these outcomes, in a large cohort of patients presenting to hospital with self-harm in rural Sri Lanka.

Methods: In this cohort study, hospital presentat...

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Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

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10.1016/s2215-0366(19)30214-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4985-5715
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Psychiatry More from this journal
Publication date:
2019-07-01
Acceptance date:
2019-05-03
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EISSN:
2215-0374
ISSN:
2215-0366
Pmid:
31272912
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1028033
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uuid:a6c79987-69e8-4370-9638-60b49fef5478
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pubs:1028033
Source identifiers:
1028033
Deposit date:
2019-07-08

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