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  1. Parasuicide in a general hospital in South Africa.

    Article - En anglais

    The study examined parasuicide behaviour in black (people of African origin) South Africans.

    The subjects comprised 51 cases of parasuicide, with a mean age of 23.5 yr. (the majority being women), referred over a one-year period.

    For most patients it was the first parasuicide attempt, and the majority used methods of self-poisoning.

    In addition, they were mostle single and had experienced early parental loss.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Suicide, Hôpital général, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Négroïde, Age, Homme, Perte parentale, Empoisonnement, Tentative suicide

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Suicide, General hospital, South Africa, Africa, Negroid, Age, Human, Suicide attempt

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0509323

    Code Inist : 002B18H01. Création : 199406.