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Youth Suicide Issues in General Practice

In this survey of over 6000 young Australians, evidence suggests that there are fundamental mental health factors that all GPs should explore with young people to assess the risk of self harm. These include feelings of hopelessness and powerlessness, the pattern and type of drug use, a history of sexual abuse, concerns about sexuality and sexual identity.

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Beckinsale, P., Martin, G. & Clark, S., 2001. Youth Suicide Issues in General Practice. Australian Family Physician, 30: 4, 391-394.

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NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION STRATEGIES: A Comparison

This report examines international Suicide Prevention Strategies that had been in place for 10 years or more, concluding that such strategies work, and exploring why they work.

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Martin, G. & Page, A., 2009. National Suicide Prevention Strategies: a Comparison. The University of Queensland. ISBN 978-0-9808207-9-9.
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