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Cultural correlates of youth suicide

Eckersley, Richard; Dear, Keith


Youth suicide has risen in most developed nations over the past 50 years, especially among males, but the increase remains to be explained. Statistical analyses were used to examine associations between youth suicide rates in 11-21 mainly Western, developed nations and 32 socio-economic and cultural variables. The central hypothesis was that suicide rates would be correlated with various cultural measures of social attachment and integration, especially individualism. Socio-economic variables...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/S0277-9536(01)00319-7


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