Deliberate self-harm in rural and urban regions: a comparative study of prevalence and patient characteristics.


In countries like the U.K., people living in urban regions are more likely to suffer poor physical and mental health than rural populations, and to have increased rates of psychiatric disorder. Urban/rural differences in suicidal behaviour have most frequently focussed on variations in the occurrence of suicide. We have investigated rates of deliberate self… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.05.011


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