Suicide Attempters: A Descriptive Study Comparing an Emergency Room Sample and a Medically Admitted Sample

  • F. M. Baker


Although studies of completed suicides are abundant, the epidemiologic study by Weissman (1) was the first overview of suicidal attempts published in the English language. A recent review of suicidal behavior in the U.S. by Frederick provides the most recent update on suicidal behavior (2).


Suicide Attempt Suicidal Behavior Psychiatric Emergency Sulfate Lithium Isophane Insulin Suspension 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. M. Baker
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychiatric Emergency Service, Department of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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