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Preventing Suicide Among Aboriginal Australians

  title={Preventing Suicide Among Aboriginal Australians},
  author={Sven Silburn and Gary Robinson and Bernard Leckning and Darrell Henry and Adele Cox and Darryl Kickett},
This chapter begins with an overview of the recent epidemiological trends in suicide and attempted suicide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal Australians and how this compares with the situation in other post-colonial English speaking nations such as Canada and New Zealand. It then reviews studies exploring the historical and social aetiology of suicide and the nature of its occurrence and consequences within Aboriginal community contexts. These studies provide… 

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