The Big Ten Student Suicide Study: a 10-year study of suicides on midwestern university campuses.

@article{Silverman1997TheBT,
  title={The Big Ten Student Suicide Study: a 10-year study of suicides on midwestern university campuses.},
  author={M. Silverman and P. Meyer and F. Sloane and M. Raffel and D. Pratt},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          285-303
        }
}
  • M. Silverman, P. Meyer, +2 authors D. Pratt
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Suicide & life-threatening behavior
  • The Big Ten Student Suicide Study was undertaken from 1980-1990 to determine the suicide rates on Big Ten University campuses. [...] Key Method The 10-year study collected demographic and correlational data on 261 suicides of registered students at 12 midwestern campuses. The largest number of suicides for both males and females were in the 20-24-year-old age group (46%), and amongst graduate students (32%). The overall student suicide rate of 7.5/100,000 is one half of the computed national suicide rate (15.0…Expand Abstract
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