Influence of cohort effects on patterns of suicide in England and Wales, 1950-1999

Gunnell, D., Middleton, N., Whitley, E. , Dorling, D. and Frankel, S. (2003) Influence of cohort effects on patterns of suicide in England and Wales, 1950-1999. British Journal of Psychiatry, 182, pp. 164-170.

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Abstract

Succeeding generations of males born in the post-war years have experienced increasing rates of suicide at all ages, an observation in keeping with patterns seen in other countries. If these trends continue into middle- and old-age they will lead to a great increase in overall male suicide rates.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Whitley, Dr Elise
Authors: Gunnell, D., Middleton, N., Whitley, E., Dorling, D., and Frankel, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > MRC/CSO SPHSU
Journal Name:British Journal of Psychiatry
ISSN:0007-1250
ISSN (Online):1472-1465

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