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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Baumert, J; Erazo, N; Ruf, E; Ladwig, KH 
Title:
Time trends in suicide mortality vary in choice of methods: an analysis of 145,865 fatal suicide cases in Germany 1991-2002. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Overall, decreasing suicide mortality rates were observed in the last decades in most Western populations. However, it remains unclear, whether these favourable trends occurred uniformly in particular suicide methods. Therefore, the present study evaluated time trends of suicide mortality by method in Germany over the period 1991-2002. METHODS: A total of 145,865 fatal suicide cases of men and women aged>or=15 years and with available suicide method were recorded by the Federal Stati...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
43 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
913-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0933-7954 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie