A Systematic Review of the Antecedents and Prevalence of Suicide, Self-Harm and Suicide Ideation in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth

  title={A Systematic Review of the Antecedents and Prevalence of Suicide, Self-Harm and Suicide Ideation in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth},
  author={Joanne M. Dickson and Kate Cruise and Clare A McCall and Peter J. Taylor},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health},
  • J. Dickson, K. Cruise, P. Taylor
  • Published 29 August 2019
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Suicide and self-harm represent serious global health problems and appear to be especially elevated amongst indigenous minority groups, and particularly amongst young people (aged 24 years or younger). This systematic review investigates for the first time the antecedents and prevalence of suicide, self-harm and suicide ideation among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth. Web of Science, PubMed, PsychINFO, CINAHL databases and grey literature were searched from earliest… 

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