Journal article

Research priorities in suicide prevention: an examination of Australian-based research 2007-11

Jo Robinson, Jane Pirkis

AUSTRALIAN HEALTH REVIEW | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2014

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Suicide prevention, including among youth, has been a national priority in Australia for some time. Yet despite this, rates of suicide, and related behaviour, remain high. The aim of this study was to review all suicide-prevention research that had been conducted in Australia between January 2007 and December 2011, with a specific emphasis on studies relating to young people, in order to determine whether or not we are prioritising the sort of research that can adequately inform policy development and guide 'best practice'. METHODS: Data were collected from two sources. First, several electronic databases were searched in October 2012 in order to identify published journal article..

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