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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

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Journal:
Suicide and life-threatening behavior
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
569-581
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
1943-278X
ISSN:
0363-0234
URN:
uuid:a8d789d4-47b8-43f2-8c34-4c641f3d9afc
Source identifiers:
462300
Local pid:
pubs:462300
Language:
English

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