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Mortality after discharge from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland, 1977-94: a retrospective cohort study.

Authors
  • Stark, Cameron
  • MacLeod, Margaret
  • Hall, David
  • O'Brien, Fiona
  • Pelosi, Anthony
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Public Health
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Sep 09, 2003
Volume
3
Pages
30–30
Identifiers
PMID: 12962551
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Suicide is an important cause of preventable mortality, but natural causes account for more excess deaths. Prevention activities should not focus only on unnatural causes of death.

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