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Suicide in Sri Lanka: Points to ponder

Show simple item record de Silva, H.J. en_US Kasturiaratchi, N. en_US Seneviratne, S.L. en_US Senaratne, D.C. en_US Molagoda, A. en_US Ellawala, N.S. en_US 2014-10-29T09:18:41Z 2014-10-29T09:18:41Z 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2000; 45(1): pp.17-24 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0009-0875 (Print) en_US
dc.description Indexed in MEDLINE
dc.description.abstract No Abstract Available
dc.description.abstract Sri Lanka has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. This is an attempt to identify factors which may predispose to parasuicide and influence its management. Analyses hospital admissions related to parasuicide between Jan 1993 - Dec. 1997. Examines association between parasuicide and serum cholesterol levels, sociological factors and parasuicides, mental disorders and parasuicide and attitudes of hospital personnel towards parasuicides. Data tables are provided. en_US
dc.publisher Sri Lanka Medical Association en_US
dc.subject Suicide en_US
dc.subject Suicide, Attempted en_US
dc.subject Mental Disorders-complication en_US
dc.subject Case-Control Studies en_US
dc.subject Cholesterol-blood en_US
dc.subject Retrospective Studies en_US
dc.subject Suicide-statistics and numerical data en_US
dc.title Suicide in Sri Lanka: Points to ponder en_US
dc.type Paper en_US
dc.identifier.department Medicine en_US
dc.creator.corporateauthor Sri Lanka Medical Association en_US

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