Road Traffic Suicide in Switzerland

  title={Road Traffic Suicide in Switzerland},
  author={Saskia Gauthier and Thomas J Reisch and Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross and Christine Bartsch},
  journal={Traffic Injury Prevention},
  pages={768 - 772}
Objective: To determine details of road traffic suicides in Switzerland between 2000 and 2010 and to look at our results in relation to studies from other countries. Methods: Retrospective data analysis of road traffic suicides extracted from the database of all suicides investigated by Swiss institutes of forensic medicine between 2000 and 2010 using a standardized assessment sheet. Results: Out of 4,885 suicides in Switzerland, we identified 76 cases (1.56%) of road traffic suicide. Twenty… 

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