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The use of the Internet by people who die by suicide in England: A cross sectional study

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Background: There is widespread concern regarding the possible influence of the Internet on suicidal behaviour. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and characteristics of Internet-related suicide in England. Methods: Cross sectional study based on detailed review of the inquest reports of suicides occurring in the areas served by 12 Coroners in England. Evidence of Internet use in relation to the suicide was sought for each death. Results: Altogether inquest reports for 593 s...

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10.1016/j.jad.2012.04.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of Affective Disorders
Volume:
141
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
480-483
Publication date:
2012-12-10
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
Source identifiers:
356701
Language:
English
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pubs:356701
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uuid:df259dac-d560-4ad4-b859-71f3b337454b
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pubs:356701
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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