Prevalence of suicide ideation and suicide attempts in nine countries.

  title={Prevalence of suicide ideation and suicide attempts in nine countries.},
  author={Myrna M. Weissman and Roger C. Bland and Glorisa J. Canino and Steve Greenwald and Hai-Gwo Hwu and Peter R. Joyce and Elie George Karam and Chung Kyoon Lee and Joseph Lellouch and Jean Pierre L{\'e}pine and Stephen C. Newman and Maritza Rubio-Stipec and Jessie Elisabeth Wells and P. A. J. N. Wickramaratne and Hans Ulrich Wittchen and E K Yeh},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={29 1},
BACKGROUND There are few cross-national comparisons of the rates of suicide ideation and attempts across diverse countries. Nine independently conducted epidemiological surveys using similar diagnostic assessment and criteria provided an opportunity to obtain that data. METHODS Suicide ideation and attempts were assessed on the Diagnostic Interview Schedule in over 40000 subjects drawn from the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, France, West Germany, Lebanon, Taiwan, Korea and New Zealand… CONTINUE READING
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