Suicide, gender, and age variations in India. Are women in indian society protected from suicide?

@article{Mayer2002SuicideGA,
  title={Suicide, gender, and age variations in India. Are women in indian society protected from suicide?},
  author={Peter Mayer and Tahereh Ziaian},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={98-103}
}
A new set of data concerning the pattern of suicide in India between 1991-1997 are presented. Suicide rates rose over this period despite a small decline in the Indian suicide rate in 1995 and 1996. It was found that between 1995 and 1997 there was a modest fall in the suicide rates among under 29-year-olds of both sexes, and an increase among those 30 years and older. The pattern of suicides in India is bimodal: the incidence of suicides is highest for those in the 30-44-year-old category of… CONTINUE READING

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