A record-linkage study of drug-related death and suicide after hospital discharge among drug treatment clients in Scotland, 1996-2006

Elizabeth L.C. Merrall, Sheila M Bird, Sharon Hutchinson

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between time after hospital discharge and drug-related death (DRD) and suicide among drug users in Scotland, while controlling for potential confounders.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-384
Number of pages8
JournalAddiction
Volume108
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013

Keywords

  • drug-related death
  • record-linkage study
  • drug users
  • Scotland

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