The relationship between suicide and Islam: a cross-national study

@inproceedings{Shah2010TheRB,
  title={The relationship between suicide and Islam: a cross-national study},
  author={Ajit Jesang Shah and Mahmood Chandia},
  booktitle={Journal of injury & violence research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Traditionally, suicide rates were low in Islamic countries. However, the process of modernization can erode the ties of the individual to society and lead to questioning of religion and weakening of faith. Therefore, a cross-national study with the null hypothesis that there will be no relationship between general population suicide rates and the percentage of adherents of Islam was undertaken. METHODS The correlation between general population suicide rates and the percentage of… CONTINUE READING
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