Annual Research Review: A meta-analytic review of worldwide suicide rates in adolescents.

  title={Annual Research Review: A meta-analytic review of worldwide suicide rates in adolescents.},
  author={Catherine R. Glenn and Evan M. Kleiman and John K. Kellerman and Olivia Pollak and Christine B Cha and Erika C. Esposito and Andrew C Porter and Peter A Wyman and Anne E. Boatman},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
Suicide is a leading cause of death among youth worldwide. The purpose of the current review was to examine recent cross-national trends in suicide mortality rates among 10- to 19-year-olds. This study extracted suicide mortality data from the World Health Organization's (WHO) Mortality Database for the most recent year (since 2010) from any country with available high-quality data (as defined by the WHO's guidelines). Data on access to lethal means (firearms, railways) and measures of economic… 

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