Year: 2007 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.190, no.3, (March 2007), p.274-275 SIEC No: 20080114

In this letter to the editor, the authors comment on self-poisoning with pesticides in India noting that from 2001-2005, 68% of fatal self-poisonings were by this method. They then discuss the difficulties in implementing some of the suggestions that have been made to prevent these deaths. (5 refs.)