Suicide in Australia: meta-analysis of rates and methods of suicide between 1988 and 2007

Matthew M Large and Olav B Nielssen
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (8): 432-437.
  • Matthew M Large1,2
  • Olav B Nielssen1,3

  • 1 School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.



We thank Peter Arnold for his assistance in the preparation of the manuscript.

Competing interests:

Matthew Large and Olav Nielssen jointly received a grant in aid of $30 000 in 2007–2008 in order to employ a research assistant for an unrelated study of suicide.

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