Suicide is a serious public health problem worldwide, being one of the leading causes of death in young people between 15 and 34 years and representing a high human and economic cost. Each year almost one million people lose their lives despite it being preventable. Knowing the risk factors, social determinants, epidemiology and prevention are essential when generating policies on this subject.
The Pan American Journal of Public Health makes available the articles published on suicide.
- Mental health in older men in Chile: a reality to be prioritized
- Epidemiology of suicide among adolescents and young adults in Ecuado
- Direct medical costs of suicide attempts by patients in Columbia’s Antioquia Mental Hospital
- Deciphering suicide and other manners of death associated with drug
- Systematic review of risk factors for suicide and suicide attempt among psychiatric patients in Latin America and Caribbean
- Suicide in Brazil, 2004–2010: the importance of small counties
- Impact of bullying victimization on suicide and negative health behaviors among adolescents in Latin America
- Adapting the Suicide Resilience Inventory (SRI-25) for adolescents and young adults in Colombia