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Newspaper reporting on a cluster of suicides in the UK

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Background: Media reporting may influence suicide clusters through imitation or contagion. In 2008 there was extensive national and international newspaper coverage of a cluster of suicides in young people in the Bridgend area of South Wales, UK. Aims: To explore the quantity and quality of newspaper reporting during the identified cluster. Method: Searches were conducted for articles on suicide in Bridgend for 6 months before and after the defined cluster (June 26, 2007, to September 16, 200...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000410

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Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Hogrefe Publisher's website
Journal:
Crisis Journal website
Volume:
38
Pages:
17-25
Publication date:
2016-07-22
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EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
Pubs id:
pubs:636479
URN:
uri:a37c4d1c-e8c7-4f98-8cc3-ff49b58d12b5
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uuid:a37c4d1c-e8c7-4f98-8cc3-ff49b58d12b5
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pubs:636479
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English
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