Publication name: Prevention of suicide and self-harm: Research briefing
Date: 08 May 2014
Description: This briefing paper provides an overview of current research knowledge on the
epidemiology of suicide and non-fatal self-harm (‘suicidal behaviour’) in Scotland,
factors that make societies and individuals more or less at risk of suicide and selfharm,
and effective interventions to prevent, and reduce socio-economic inequalities
in, suicidal behaviour.
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