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Hospital management of self harm in adults in England

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 10 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1440

Authors' reply

  1. Olive Bennewith, research associate (,
  2. David Gunnell, professor of epidemiology,
  3. Tim Peters, professor of primary care health services research,
  4. Keith Hawton, professor of psychiatry,
  5. Allan House, professor of liaison psychiatry
  1. Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
  2. Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6JL
  3. Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
  4. Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LT

    EDITOR—Mitchell states that our paper is unusual because we have not reported in more detail on our data, but the editorial decision on our original manuscript was to restrict us to a short report focusing on the wide variation in …

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