Suicide in North America
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The epidemiology of completed suicide in Canada and the United States is described, and the
differences in the results between the two countries are noted. For the United States, suicidal behavior
in the various immigrants and native groups is explored while, for Canada, the efforts to develop a
uniquely Canadian suicidology are discussed.
Suicide, Canada, the United States, immigrants, Native-Americans, first peoples, slaves.
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