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Lithium in drinking water and suicide mortality.
BACKGROUND There is some evidence that natural levels of lithium in drinking water may have a protective effect on suicide mortality. AIMS To evaluate the association between local lithium levelsExpand
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Leading causes of unintentional and intentional injury mortality: United States, 2000-2009.
OBJECTIVES We have described national trends for the 5 leading external causes of injury mortality. METHODS We used negative binomial regression and annual underlying cause-of-death data for USExpand
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Lithium in the public water supply and suicide mortality in Texas.
There is increasing evidence from ecological studies that lithium levels in drinking water are inversely associated with suicide mortality. Previous studies of this association were criticized forExpand
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Influence of psychotherapist density and antidepressant sales on suicide rates
Objective:  Antidepressant sales and suicide rates have been shown to be correlated in industrialized countries. The aim was to study the possible effects of psychotherapy utilization on suicideExpand
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Suicide and unintentional poisoning mortality trends in the United States, 1987-2006: two unrelated phenomena?
BackgroundTwo counter trends in injury mortality have been separately reported in the US in recent times - a declining suicide rate and a rapidly rising unintentional poisoning mortality rate.Expand
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Declining autopsy rates and suicide misclassification: a cross-national analysis of 35 countries.
CONTEXT Suicides are prone to misclassification during death ascertainment procedures. This problem has generated frequent criticism of the validity of suicide mortality statistics. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Direct effect of sunshine on suicide.
IMPORTANCE It has been observed that suicidal behavior is influenced by sunshine and follows a seasonal pattern. However, seasons bring about changes in several other meteorological factors and aExpand
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Race/ethnicity and potential suicide misclassification: window on a minority suicide paradox?
BackgroundSuicide officially kills approximately 30,000 annually in the United States. Analysis of this leading public health problem is complicated by undercounting. Despite persisting socioeconomicExpand
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Mentalizing in Female Inpatients With Major Depressive Disorder
Abstract Depression is associated with profound impairments in social and interpersonal functioning. However, little research has addressed deficits in mentalizing capacity that may underlie theseExpand
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Suicidal ideation and its correlates among elderly in residential care homes
The highest suicide rates are found among the elderly, therefore suicidal ideation is prevalent in long‐term care facilities. Despite these facts and multiplying losses, most residents show no signsExpand
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