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Sex-specific association of alcohol use disorder with suicide mortality

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: This systematic review and meta-analysis yielded substantive evidence that alcohol use disorder was associated with suicide mortality and that the association was similar across the sexes. The findings underscore the importance of identifying and treating alcohol use disorder as part of a comprehensive suicide prevention strategy. 

Authors: Shannon Lange, M.P.H., Ph.D., of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, is the corresponding author. 

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