Youth suicide and parasuicide in Singapore.

@article{Ung2003YouthSA,
  title={Youth suicide and parasuicide in Singapore.},
  author={Elizabeth Ung},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={12-8}
}
  • Elizabeth Ung
  • Published 2003 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
INTRODUCTION Suicide and parasuicide rates are important markers of the health of a nation. Suicide is a common cause of mortality in youth and parasuicide has its peak prevalence in adolescence and early adulthood. Both pose a tremendous burden to individuals, families and society. Historical and current studies on suicide and parasuicide in Singapore are reviewed and discussed in the light of available worldwide research. METHODS Studies on suicide and parasuicide in Singapore were… CONTINUE READING

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