Risk factors for completed suicides: a case–control study from Bangalore, India

@article{Gururaj2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for completed suicides: a case–control study from Bangalore, India},
  author={Gopalakrishna Gururaj and Mutasa Isaac and Dodbalapur K Subbakrishna and R Ranjani},
  journal={Injury Control and Safety Promotion},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={183 - 191}
}
Introduction. Suicides are a hidden and unrecognized epidemic in the Indian region, affecting predominantly younger age groups. Information on causative risk factors and mechanisms is not available in the country, which is crucial for designing intervention programmes. Objectives. To identify and quantify risk factors for completed suicides in the city of Bangalore. Methods. A case–control study was conducted with the families of 269 completed suicides and 269 living controls within the broader… 

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