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ERIC Number: EJ490645
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
A Life Course Theory of Suicide Risk.
Chew, Kenneth S. Y; McCleary, Richard
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v24 n3 p234-44 Fall 1994
Analysis of recent findings on age- and sex-specific suicide cycles illustrates a fundamental confound of motivation and opportunity and underscores the need for a theory of suicide that is based on risk (risk = motivation x opportunity) and that is situated in framework of age- and sex-specific life course contingencies. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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