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Suicide prevention literacy : the role of knowledge, stigma, attitudes, experience and training on skills, intentions and confidence

Cavanagh, Sarah

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Suicide is a significant public health issue in Australia with 2,361 deaths from suicide in 2010. The evidence suggests increasing the suicide prevention literacy of the community and health and other gatekeeping professions may contribute to the prevention of suicide. Suicide prevention literacy is conceptualised as comprising a number of different components, namely, knowledge about suicide prevention, attitudes towards people who attempt and complete suicide, attitudes towards suicide in...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (DPsych(Clinical))
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149721

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