The gender gap in suicide and premature death or: why are men so vulnerable?

@article{MllerLeimkhler2003TheGG,
  title={The gender gap in suicide and premature death or: why are men so vulnerable?},
  author={Anne Maria M{\"o}ller-Leimk{\"u}hler},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={253},
  pages={1-8}
}
  • A. Möller-Leimkühler
  • Published 1 February 2003
  • Psychology
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
Abstract. Suicide and premature death due to coronary heart disease, violence, accidents, drug or alcohol abuse are strikingly male phenomena, particularly in the young and middle-aged groups. Rates of offending behaviour, conduct disorders, suicide and depression are even rising, and give evidence to a high gender-related vulnerability of young men. In explaining this vulnerability, the gender perspective offers an analytical tool to integrate structural and cultural factors. It is shown that… 
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