Death of a Son is Associated With Risk of Suicide Among Parous Women in Taiwan: A Nested Case-Control Study

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BACKGROUND The impact of the sex of a deceased child on maternal suicide has not been studied. We examined whether the death of a child, especially a son, increased the risk of suicide among parous Taiwanese women. METHODS This matched case-control study was done within a cohort of 1 292 462 Taiwanese women who experienced a first and singleton childbirth… (More)
DOI: 10.2188/jea.JE20120060

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