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Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic
TLDR
The challenge for governments and the health development community more broadly is to heed knowledge about the comparative effect of health risks, according to the World Health Organization.
Using natural experiments to evaluate population health interventions: new Medical Research Council guidance
TLDR
New guidance from the Medical Research Council is introduced to help researchers and users, funders and publishers of research evidence make the best use of natural experimental approaches to evaluating population health interventions.
Prospective study of peer victimization in childhood and psychotic symptoms in a nonclinical population at age 12 years.
TLDR
The results lend further support to the relevance of psychosocial factors in the etiology of psychotic symptoms in nonclinical populations, which may increase the risk of adult-onset psychotic disorders.
Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic
The global distribution of fatal pesticide self-poisoning: Systematic review
TLDR
Pesticide self-poisoning accounts for about one-third of the world's suicides, and epidemiological and toxicological data suggest that many of these deaths might be prevented if the use of pesticides most toxic to humans was restricted, pesticides could be safely stored in rural communities, and the accessibility and quality of care for poisoning could be improved.
Hospital Presenting Self-Harm and Risk of Fatal and Non-Fatal Repetition: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
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The incidence of repeat self-harm and suicide in this population has not changed in over 10 years and heterogeneity should be considered when evaluating interventions aimed at reducing non-fatal repeatSelf-harm.
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