Domestic violence and self-poisoning in Sri Lanka - Bandara P, Page A, Senarathna L, Kidger J, Feder G, Gunnell D, Rajapakse T, Knipe D.

BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that domestic violence (DV) is an important risk factor for suicidal behaviour. The level of risk and its contribution to the overall burden of suicidal behaviour among men and women has not been quantified in South...
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Suicide rate in South Africa is contentiously rated among the top ten highest in the world. Deliberate self-poisoning (DSP) remains one of the common methods for suicide. The management of DSP often impose a significant economic burden on health services w...
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OBJECTIVES: Suicide by pesticide self-poisoning is a major public health challenge in low- and middle-income countries. While effectiveness studies are required to test alternative prevention approaches, economic evidence is lacking to inform decision maki...
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Background: Strychnine is a natural alkaloid, which is used as pesticide for many years. Previous Studies: Strychnine is a natural alkaloid discovered in 1818. It obtains from a variety of plants, among which Strychnos nux vomica is the most known on...
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Background: Pesticide self-poisoning as a method of suicide is a major global health problem.Objectives: To estimate the cost and per patient cost of treating pesticide self-poisoning at different hospital levels in a Sri Lankan district, and...
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INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a major public health challenge in Kerala. Majority of adult poisoning is intentional. Most of those who attempt 'deliberate self harm' are young adults and many a time the reason is trivial. OBJECTIVES: To find out the pat...
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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jenna A. Forehand, Talya Peltzman, Christine Leonard Westgate, Natalie B. Riblet, Bradley V. Watts, Brian ShinerIntroductionPublished research indicates that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased mortality. However, causes of death among treatment-seeking patients with PTSD remain poorly characterized. The study objective was to describe causes of death among Veterans with PTSD to inform preventive interventions for this treatment population.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted f...
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Aluminum phosphide (AlP) is an insecticide and rodenticide that produces phosphine gas when exposed to moisture. Exposure to AIP has been described as through inhalation and ingestion routes and is typically either accidental or a suicidal attempt. The res...
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The objective of this study was to quan...
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OBJECTIVES: Approximately 10,000 people die from suicide annually in Bangladesh, many from pesticide poisoning. We aimed to estimate financial costs to patients and health services of treating patients with self-poisoning. METHODS: Data on direct c...
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Severe mercury intoxication is very rare in developed countries, but still occurs as the result of volatile substance abuse, suicide attempts, occupational hazards, or endemic food ingestion as reported in the cases of public health disasters in Iraq and i...
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