ERIC Number: EJ396241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Epidemiologic Surveys as Tools for Studying Suicidal Behavior: A Review.
Moscicki, Eve K.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v19 n1 p131-46 Spr 1989
Discusses usefulness of epidemiologic surveys in studying suicidal behavior. Presents overview of purpose and characteristics of epidemiologic survey. Summarizes five community surveys that evaluated prevalence and correlates of suicidal behavior in various communities, discussing similarities and differences among studies and proposing explanations for some differences. Addresses advantages, disadvantages, and perspective epidemiologic survey provides in studying suicidal behavior. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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