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The definition and epidemiology of clusters of suicidal behavior: A systematic review

Abstract:

Suicide clusters are a rare and underresearched phenomenon which attract wide media attention and result in heightened concern in the communities where they occur. We conducted a systematic literature review covering the definition and epidemiology of the time-space clustering of suicidal behavior. Of the 890 articles identified by electronic searching, 82 were selected for inclusion and the extracted data were analyzed by narrative synthesis. Less than a third of studies included a definitio...

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/sltb.12091
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Journal:
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
569-581
Publication date:
2014-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1943-278X
ISSN:
0363-0234
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:493044
UUID:
uuid:0b73234f-3641-4f1f-acec-017520121cae
Local pid:
pubs:493044
Source identifiers:
493044
Deposit date:
2014-12-20

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