Perceptions about suicide: a qualitative study from southern India.

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BACKGROUND Studies from India have reported high rates of suicide. We aimed to understand the social and cultural factors that modulate the risks related to suicide. METHODS Focus group discussions were conducted with community health workers (1 group) and members of the public (6 groups). In-depth interviews were also conducted with 5 people who had… (More)

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@article{Manoranjitham2007PerceptionsAS, title={Perceptions about suicide: a qualitative study from southern India.}, author={S. K. Manoranjitham and Helen Charles and Balamurugan Saravanan and R. Jayakaran and S. Abraham and K. S. Jacob}, journal={The National medical journal of India}, year={2007}, volume={20 4}, pages={176-9} }