Suicide in young men

  title={Suicide in young men},
  author={A. Pitman and Karolina Krysinska and D. Osborn and M. King},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • A. Pitman, Karolina Krysinska, +1 author M. King
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Suicide is second to only accidental death as the leading cause of mortality in young men across the world. Although suicide rates for young men have fallen in some high-income and middle-income countries since the 1990s, wider mortality measures indicate that rates remain high in specific regions, ethnic groups, and socioeconomic groups within those nations where rates have fallen, and that young men account for a substantial proportion of the economic cost of suicide. High-lethality methods… CONTINUE READING
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