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Suicide in young people aged 15-24: a psychological autopsy study.

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BACKGROUND: The suicide rate in young people in the United Kingdom has increased over the last decade. As there is a paucity of information about the characteristics of young suicides we have undertaken a detailed investigation of suicides in people aged 15-24 years by means of the psychological autopsy approach. METHODS: The sample consisted of 27 subjects (25 males, two females) whose deaths received a verdict of suicide (N=24) or undetermined cause (N=3). Information was collected from inf...

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Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
63
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
159-170
Publication date:
2001-03-05
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:a5e905ee-a7e4-4e81-97f2-990eb8c6ccd8
Source identifiers:
168407
Local pid:
pubs:168407

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