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Suicide in female nurses in England and Wales

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Background. Female nurses appear to have an increased risk of suicide but the reasons are unknown. Method. We have concluded a study of nurse suicides (N= 106) in England and Wales, including a psychological autopsy study (N= 42) and case-control comparison with living nurses (N= 84). Results. Nearly three-quarters of the nurse suicides had previous contact with psychiatric services and almost half had been psychiatric in-patients in the past. There were particularly marked differences betwee...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0033291701005165

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University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
239-250
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:b74a7b90-ba63-4664-954f-57c40448e2db
Local pid:
ora:1469
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English
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