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Socioeconomic Causes of Suicide

  • Yasuyuki Sawada
  • Michiko Ueda
  • Tetsuya Matsubayashi
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Abstract

Rich studies on suicide in Japan and other countries have looked into the issues mainly from the health and medical point of view. Many of these studies also attempted to identify effective measures against suicide. We can set three broad categories to divide these existing studies: sociological and psychological studies; epidemiological studies; and medical studies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Sawada
    • 1
  • Michiko Ueda
    • 2
  • Tetsuya Matsubayashi
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsThe University of TokyoBunkyō, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Political Science and EconomicsWaseda UniversityShinjukuJapan
  3. 3.Osaka School of International Public PolicyOsaka UniversityToyonakaJapan

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