Suicidality: Demographic Risk and Protective Factors
Each year since 2001, over 30,000 people have died by suicide in the United States. At least 650,000 persons each year receive emergency treatment after attempting suicide. Over a million die by suicide worldwide. Suicide, the taking of one's own life, is the 13th leading cause of death worldwide and 11th in the United States.
Emergency medical services; Suicidal behavior; Suicide; Suicide—Prevention; Suicide victims; Suicide victims--Mental health
Community Health | Emergency Medicine | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Health
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Suicidality: Demographic Risk and Protective Factors. In Claire M. Renzetti; Jeffrey L. Edleson,
Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence
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