Suicide: A Global Perspective

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In the year 2000, approximately one million people died from suicide: a "global" mortality rate of 16 per 100,000, or one death every 40 seconds. In the last 45 years suicide rates have increased ...
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Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in Australia

Pp. 168-177 (10)

Karolina Krysinska and David Lester


The present chapter reviews epidemiological research on suicidal behavior in Australia, in the population as a whole and in Indigenous Australians and immigrants. Australia has proposed a National Suicide Prevention Strategy, and this is briefly described.


Suicide, attempted suicide, australia, indigenous australians, immigrants.


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