Attitudes towards suicide in Slovenia: a cross-sectional survey.

@article{Kocmur2003AttitudesTS,
  title={Attitudes towards suicide in Slovenia: a cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Marga Kocmur and Mojca Zvezdana Dernov{\vs}ek},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={8-16}
}
BACKGROUND Slovenia has been experiencing a very high suicide rate (30 per 10,000 inhabitants per year or higher) and there are no data on public attitudes towards suicide in Slovenia. AIMS To identify public attitudes towards suicide in order to expand the basis for prevention. METHODS A Suicide Attitudes Questionnaire (SUIATT) was sent to a representative sample of adult Slovenian citizens. RESULTS Some 5.2% of respondents had at least one previous suicidal attempt and 21.6% reported… CONTINUE READING

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