Psychological autopsy study in Bangladesh: An unmet need to formulate preventive strategy of suicide.

Psychological autopsy study in Bangladesh: An unmet need to formulate preventive strategy of suicide. Asian J Psychiatr. 2019 May 09;43:85-86 Authors: Arafat SMY PMID: 31102914 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research

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Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
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