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Clustering of suicides in children and adolescents

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Suicide is one of the major causes of death in young people, in whom it can occur in clusters. In this review we have investigated definitions and epidemiology of such clusters, the factors associated with them, mechanisms by which they occur, and means of intervening and preventing them. Clustering of suicidal behaviour is more common in young people than adults. Suicide clusters can occur as a greater number of episodes than expected at a specific location, including in institutions (e.g. s...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4985-5715
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
58-67
Publication date:
2019-10-09
Acceptance date:
2019-09-09
DOI:
EISSN:
2352-4642
Pubs id:
pubs:1055779
UUID:
uuid:3d186272-75c6-443e-8cc2-24620e91fb68
Source identifiers:
1055779
Local pid:
pubs:1055779
Language:
English
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