Changes in suicide numbers in psychiatric hospitals: an analysis using log-linear time-trend models

Abstract

We examined the hypothesis that there is an inerease in the number of suicides committed by psychiatric inpatients. Data were recorded in five psychiatric hospitals/departments in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) for the period between 1970 and 1992. Statistical analysis was performed by means of log-linear time-trend models that allowed us to test several… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00805793

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