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Characteristics of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: A systematic review

Griffiths, Kathleen M; Rajapakse, Thilini; Christensen, Helen


Background The rate of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka has increased in recent years, with associated morbidity and economic cost to the country. This review examines the published literature for the characteristics and factors associated with non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka. Methods Electronic searches were conducted in Psychinfo, Proquest, Medline and Cochrane databases from inception to October 2011. Results 26 publications (representing 23 studies) were eligible to be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-04-10
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health 13 (2013): 331-345
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-331


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