Association between parity and risk of suicide among parous women.

  • Chun-Yuh Yang
  • Published 2010 in
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…


BACKGROUND There are limited empirical data to support the theory of a protective effect of parenthood against suicide, as proposed by Durkheim in 1897. I conducted this study to examine whether there is an association between parity and risk of death from suicide among women. METHODS The study cohort consisted of 1,292,462 women in Taiwan who had a first… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.090813


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