Journal article

Research Priorities in Suicide Prevention in Australia

Jo Robinson, Jane Pirkis, Karolina Krysinska, Sara Niner, Anthony F Jorm, Michael Dudley, Emily Schindeler, Diego De Leo, Susy Harrigan

Crisis | Hogrefe Publishing Group | Published : 2008


This project sought to inform priority setting in Australian suicide prevention research, by empirically examining existing priorities and by seeking stakeholders’ views on where future priorities might lie. Existing priorities were examined via reviews of Australian literature published and grants funded during the life of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy (1999–2006). Stakeholders’ views of future priorities were elicited via a questionnaire administered to 11 groups comprising 231 individuals with an interest in suicide prevention. The study identified 263 journal articles and 36 grants. The journal articles most commonly reported on studies of descriptive epidemiology, while the g..

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