Suicide across the Life Span

A Look at International Trends
  • David Lester


Scholars in one nation sometimes write as if they believed that the data from their own nation are typical of all nations at all times, and this belief is not always valid. A cross-cultural perspective helps us to identify which aspects of a phenomenon are unique to the nation in which the phenomenon was first identified and which have generality bevond that limited region.


Suicide Rate Female Youth Adolescent Suicide Youth Suicide Female Suicide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Lester
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyStockton State CollegePomonaUSA

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