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ERIC Number: EJ571480
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
The Gender Paradox in Suicide.
Canetto, Silvia Sara; Sakinofsky, Isaac
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v28 n1 p1-23 Spr 1998
The gender paradox of suicidal behavior is critically examined. Statistical data showing female predominance in nonfatal suicidal behavior and the question of male predominance in suicide mortality are studied with attention to possible reporting artifacts using World Health Organization data. Four theories on the gender paradox are reviewed and conclusions discussed. (EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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