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|Title:||Suicide following parasuicide in Singapore|
|Authors:||Tsoi, W.F. |
|Source:||Tsoi, W.F., Kua, E.H. (1987). Suicide following parasuicide in Singapore. British Journal of Psychiatry 151 (OCT.) : 543-545. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Suicide was attempted by 1641 people (502 males and 1139 females) in Singapore during 1980. Eleven of these committed suicide during the following three years, giving a suicide rate of 0.67%. Of the eleven suicides, five had schizophrenia and three depression. The risk of suicide in the year following attempted suicide is lower in Singapore (0.5%) than in Britain (1.6%). High risk factors for the Singapore patients were being Chinese, being male, and having a mental illness.|
|Source Title:||British Journal of Psychiatry|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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