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ERIC Number: EJ562313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
A Century of Suicide in Italy: A Comparison between the Old and the Young.
De Leo, Diego; Conforti, Donatella; Carollo, Giovanni
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v27 n3 p239-49 Fall 1997
Analyzes suicide rates from 1887 to 1993 in the Italian population (ages 15 to 24 years old, and over 65 years). Findings indicate an increase in suicide among the elderly population over the test period. Rates were three times higher for men than for women, with elderly men having the highest rate. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Italy