Vendor-based restrictions on pesticide sales to prevent pesticide self-poisoning – a pilot study

Weerasinghe, M., Konradsen, F., Eddleston, M., Pearson, M., Jayamanne, S., Gunnell, D., Hawton, K. and Agampodi, S., 2018. Vendor-based restrictions on pesticide sales to prevent pesticide self-poisoning-a pilot study. BMC Public Health, 18(1), p.272. Abstract Background: In South Asia, up to 20% of people ingesting pesticides for self-poisoning purchase the pesticide from a shop with the sole … Continue Reading »

Attempted suicide in Sri Lanka –An epidemiological study of household and community factors

Knipe, D.W., Gunnell, D., Pearson, M., Jayamanne, S., Pieris, R., Priyadarshana, C., Weerasinghe, M., Hawton, K., Konradsen, F., Eddleston, M. and Metcalfe, C., 2018. Attempted suicide in Sri Lanka–An epidemiological study of household and community factors. Journal of Affective Disorders. Abstract Background: An individual’s suicide risk is determined by personal characteristics, but is also influenced by … Continue Reading »