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Psychological characteristics, stressful life events and deliberate self-harm: findings from the Child & Adolescent Self-harm in Europe (CASE) Study
There is evidence to suggest that both psychological characteristics and stressful life events are contributory factors in deliberate self-harm among young people. These links, and the possibility ofExpand
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Reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm: a cry of pain and/or a cry for help?
The present study examines reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm. A cross-sectional survey using an anonymous self-report questionnaire was carried out in seven countries (Australia, Belgium,Expand
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A Systematic Review of Social Factors and Suicidal Behavior in Older Adulthood
Suicide in later life is a global public health problem. The aim of this review was to conduct a systematic analysis of studies with comparison groups that examined the associations between socialExpand
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Achieving standardised reporting of suicide in Australia: rationale and program for change
Suicide and intentional self‐harm are issues of major importance in public health and public policy, with rates widely used as progress indicators in these areas. Accurate statistics are vital forExpand
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Prevalence of Suicide Thoughts, Plans and Attempts in a Community Sample from Karaj, Iran
Aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of suicide ideation and behavior in a community sample of an Iranian city, Karaj. Study sample consisted of 2,300 subjects, chosen randomly from theExpand
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Why are we not getting any closer to preventing suicide
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  • Psychology
  • 1 November 2002
In humanistic domains such as ethics, philosophy and anthropology the debate on the legitimacy of preventing suicide seems to have proceeded in parallel with the history of human development (Minois,Expand
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Temporal fluctuations and seasonality in attempted suicide in europe: Findings from the who/euro multicentre study on parasuicide
Abstract The temporal variations (month of the year, day of the week, and time of day) in attempted suicide have been studied from data on 13,553 suicide attempts by persons aged 15 years and overExpand
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Social-environmental factors and suicide mortality: A narrative review of over 200 articles
Suicide mortality in a population has long been thought to be sensitive to social, economic and cultural contexts. This review examined research on the relationship between social-environmentalExpand
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Suicide of first-generation immigrants in Australia, 1974–2006
PurposeThis study analysed suicide rates among first-generation immigrants in Australia from 1974 to 2006, and compared their suicide risks against the Australian-born population. It also examinedExpand
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