Increase in parasuicide in Scotland

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6943.1569a (Published 11 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1569
  1. C Stark,
  2. H Smith,
  3. D Hall
  1. Department of Public Health, Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley PA2 7BN
  2. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland, Edinburgh EH3 7RN.

    EDITOR, - Peter Beck and colleagues report an increase in the absolute number of men, and the ratio of men to women, admitted for self poisoning in South Glamorgan during 1986-92.1 The increased mortality in the decade after an admission for self poisoning2,3 …

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