Suicides in the Centre of Portugal: seven years analysis.

  title={Suicides in the Centre of Portugal: seven years analysis.},
  author={Daniel Dias and Maria Cristina de Mendonça and Francisco Corte Real and Duarte Vieira and Helena Maria Teixeira},
  journal={Forensic science international},
As one of the more specific and distinctive problems of human beings, suicide has been investigated with increasing attention all over the world. Several risk factors have been described as well as limitations arising from their study. The World Health Organization estimates that this scourge affects one million people annually, which corresponds to one death every 40s worldwide. According to recent studies, Portugal, despite the good rates (10 suicide deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), had shown… CONTINUE READING


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