An Update on the Impact of Gun Control Legislation on Suicide

@article{Lambert2004AnUO,
  title={An Update on the Impact of Gun Control Legislation on Suicide},
  author={Michael Tedford Lambert and P S Silva},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={69},
  pages={127-134}
}
Objective: The authors review recent literature examining the impact of gun control legislation on suicide rates. Method: MEDLINE and PsychLIT searches on gun ownership, gun control, and psychiatric firearm-related topics from 1982 through March 1997 were examined for reports focusing on gun control legislation and suicide. Results: Suicide rates typically decreased following implementation of a variety of firearm control laws. Suicide-prone individuals seldom substitute other means or go… Expand

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