Suicidal ideation, suicide planning, and suicide attempts among adolescents in 59 low-income and middle-income countries: a population-based study.

  title={Suicidal ideation, suicide planning, and suicide attempts among adolescents in 59 low-income and middle-income countries: a population-based study.},
  author={Riaz Uddin and Nicola W. Burton and Myfanwy Maple and Shanchita R Khan and Asaduzzaman Khan},
  journal={The Lancet. Child \& adolescent health},
  volume={3 4},
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Suicide Attempt and Associated Factors Among Adolescents in Five Southeast Asian Countries in 2015.
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Is socioeconomic position associated with risk of attempted suicide in rural Sri Lanka? A cross-sectional study of 165 000 individuals
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