Contact of Mental and Nonmental Health Care Providers Prior to Suicide in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study

@article{Lee2008ContactOM,
  title={Contact of Mental and Nonmental Health Care Providers Prior to Suicide in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study},
  author={Hsin-Chien Lee and Herng‐Ching Lin and Tsai-Ching Liu and Shiyng-Yu Lin},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={53},
  pages={377 - 383}
}
Objective: Higher rates of health care service use prior to suicide were previously reported in Western countries; however, these studies have tended to suffer from small sample sizes. This nationwide, population-based study examines the distribution and patterns of health care service use among suicide victims in Taiwan. Method: A retrospective cohort study was conducted using linked population-based data to determine the proportion of health care service use among suicide victims aged 15… 

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