Suicide and suicidal behavior in Australia

Karolina Krysinska, David Lester

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The present chapter reviews epidemiological research on suicidal behavior in Australia, in the population as a whole and in Indigenous Australians and immigrants. Australia has proposed a National Suicide Prevention Strategy, and this is briefly described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSuicide
Subtitle of host publicationA Global Perspective
PublisherBentham Science Publishers
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781608054275
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Attempted suicide
  • Australia
  • Immigrants
  • Indigenous australians
  • Suicide

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