ERIC Number: EJ616127
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Suicide among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Cross-National Comparison of 34 Countries.
Johnson, Gregory R.; Krug, Etienne G.; Potter, Lloyd B.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v30 n1 p74-82 Spr 2000
Reports on survey about suicide among 15- to 24-year-olds (N=15,555) in 34 of the wealthiest nations. Finland led in total and firearm-related suicides. An association was found between divorce rates and youth suicide rates, firearm-related suicide, and suicide rates among young males. An association was found between firearm availability and firearm-related suicide rates among young males. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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