Methods of suicide and changing trends - A global scenario

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Abstract

Suicide represents a major public health problem. Human suicidal behavior has always been a source of dread and wonder to mankind. Various means have been adopted by different persons for suicide and parasuicide. Methods of suicide employed generally reflect the availability of methods in the community. Different workers have studied the methods of suicide and parasuicide in their respective workplaces. Many studies have been conducted on the changing trends of suicide and the present picture has been compared with the past. A global scenario of the methods of suicide and changing trends is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-24
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2008

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Toxicology

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