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The patient who has attempted suicide 

The patient who has attempted suicide

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The patient who has attempted suicide
Author(s):

Keith Hawton

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.260502
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date: 22 July 2017

Attempted suicide includes all acts of intentional self-poisoning or self-injury, with most cases seen in hospitals involving self-poisoning. It is a substantial health care problem in many countries, especially in young people, hence all large general hospitals should have dedicated services for patients who have attempted suicide....

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