Railway and Metro Suicides.

  title={Railway and Metro Suicides.},
  author={Brian L Mishara},
  volume={28 Suppl 1},
This article reviews research on railway and metro (underground and subway) suicides around the world. Although the incidence and survival rates vary and standardized methodologies are lacking, it is evident that there is a high incidence among psychiatric patients and at stations, crossings, and track areas near psychiatric institutions. Fictional and news reports of railway and metro suicides are related to increased rates, and false beliefs about a certain, fatal, and painless outcome may… CONTINUE READING

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