Risk of Suicide Following Deliberate Self-poisoning.

  title={Risk of Suicide Following Deliberate Self-poisoning.},
  author={Yaron Finkelstein and Erin M Macdonald and Simon Hollands and Marco L. A. Sivilotti and Janine R. Hutson and Muhammad M Mamdani and Gideon Koren and David N Juurlink},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  volume={72 6},
IMPORTANCE Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and its rate has risen by 16% in the past decade. Deliberate self-poisoning is the leading method of attempted suicide. Unlike more violent methods, which are almost universally fatal, survival following self-poisoning is common, providing an opportunity for secondary prevention. However, the long-term risk of suicide following a first episode of self-poisoning is unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine the risk of suicide… CONTINUE READING

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