Journal article

Impact of Alcohol Policies on Suicidal Behavior: A Systematic Literature Review

Kairi Kolves, Kate M Chitty, Rachmania Wardhani, Airi Varnik, Diego de Leo, Katrina Witt

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | MDPI | Published : 2020

Abstract

Alcohol consumption has been found to be related to suicidal behavior at the individual and population level, but there is lack of literature reviews on the effect of alcohol policies on suicidal behavior. Therefore, the aim of the current study is to conduct a systematic literature review of the impact of alcohol policies at the population level on suicidal behavior and ideation. We searched the Cochrane CENTRAL, Cochrane DARE, EMBASE, Medline, ProQuest, PsycINFO, PubMed, SCOPUS, and Web of Science electronic databases in March 2019. Papers analyzing alcohol policies limiting alcohol use and studying suicidal behaviors as an outcome measure were included; we identified 19 papers. Although t..

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