Methods used for parasuicide: results of the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study on Parasuicide

@article{Michel2000MethodsUF,
  title={Methods used for parasuicide: results of the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study on Parasuicide},
  author={Karine Michel and Pietro Ballinari and Unni Bille-Brahe and Torbj\orn Bjerke and P. Crepet and Diego De Leo and Christian Haring and Keith Hawton and Ad J.F.M. Kerkhof and Jouko L{\"o}nnqvist and Imanol Querejeta and Ellinor Salander-Renberg and Armin Schmidtke and B. Temesvary and Danuta Wasserman},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={35},
  pages={156-163}
}
Background: National suicide statistics show remarkable differences in the frequencies of various methods used for completed suicide. The WHO/EURO Multicentre Study on Parasuicide makes possible for the first time an international comparison of the frequencies of methods used in attempted suicide, because the data are based on geographical catchment areas of medical institutions. Method: Ongoing standardized monitoring of attempted suicide in all medical institutions serving the catchment areas… CONTINUE READING

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