Trends in solids/liquids poisoning suicide rates in Taiwan: a test of the substitution hypothesis

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BACKGROUND Several previous studies have illustrated that restricting access to lethal methods can reduce suicide rates. The most often cited example was Kreitman's study, showing a reduction not only in gas-specific suicide rates, but also in the overall suicide rates because of the lack of increase of other methods. However, method substitution is still a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-712

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@inproceedings{Lin2011TrendsIS, title={Trends in solids/liquids poisoning suicide rates in Taiwan: a test of the substitution hypothesis}, author={Jin-Jia Lin and T H Lu}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2011} }