Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts.

@article{Nock2008CrossnationalPA,
  title={Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts.},
  author={Matthew K. Nock and Guilherme R. Borges and Evelyn J. Bromet and Jordi Alonso and Matthias Claus Angermeyer and Annette L. Beautrais and Ronny Bruffaerts and W. T. Chiu and Giovanni de Girolamo and Semyon F. Gluzman and Ron de Graaf and Oye Gureje and Josep Maria Haro and Yueqin Huang and Elie Karam and Ronald C Kessler and Jean Pierre L{\'e}pine and D. Levinson and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Y. Ono and Jose A. Posada-Villa and David R. Williams},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2008},
  volume={192 2},
  pages={
          98-105
        }
}
BACKGROUND Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide; however, the prevalence and risk factors for the immediate precursors to suicide - suicidal ideation, plans and attempts - are not wellknown, especially in low- and middle-income countries. AIMS To report on the prevalence and risk factors for suicidal behaviours across 17 countries. METHOD A total of 84 850 adults were interviewed regarding suicidal behaviours and socio-demographic and psychiatric risk factors. RESULTS The cross… CONTINUE READING
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Interestingly , the strongest diagnostic risk factors were mood disorders in high - income countries but impulse control disorders in low- and middle - income countries .
Interestingly , the strongest diagnostic risk factors were mood disorders in high - income countries but impulse control disorders in low- and middle - income countries .
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