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Did the suicide barrier work after all? Revisiting the Bloor Viaduct natural experiment and its impact on suicide rates in Toronto

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  • Mark Sinyor Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ayal Schaffer Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Donald A Redelmeier Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Division of General Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alex Kiss Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yasunori Nishikawa Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amy H Cheung Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anthony J Levitt Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Melbourne, Australia University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mark Sinyor; mark.sinyor{at}utoronto.ca
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Sinyor M, Schaffer A, Redelmeier DA, et al
Did the suicide barrier work after all? Revisiting the Bloor Viaduct natural experiment and its impact on suicide rates in Toronto

Publication history

  • Received November 23, 2016
  • Revised January 19, 2017
  • Accepted March 27, 2017
  • First published June 19, 2017.
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June 19, 2017

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