Trends in suicide during the covid-19 pandemic

@article{John2020TrendsIS,
  title={Trends in suicide during the covid-19 pandemic},
  author={Ann John and Jane Pirkis and David Gunnell and Louis Appleby and Jacqui Morrissey},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2020},
  volume={371}
}
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