Attitudes, Beliefs, and Customs in Venezuela Concerning Death and Dying (IN: Death and Bereavement Around the World, vol.2: The Americas, ed. by J D Morgan and P Laungani)

Factors Related to the Attempt to Commit Suicide

This brief article discusses a study of 245 inviduals who attempted suicide in Caracas, Venezuela. 2 groups were identified: those making dangerous attempts, & those making non-dangerous attempts. The author found, among other things, that males carry out more dangerous suicide attempts than females, & psychotics & epileptics tend to carry out more serious attempts […]

Suicide Epidemiology in Venezuela

This ecologiocal study of suicide presents statistical data gathered from different geographic areas of Venezuela. Rates of suicide are compared using variables of age, sex, location & method. The pattern of suicide has shown an increase from a low of 3.7 in 1936 to a high of 6.9 in 1966. The rate decreased to 4.5 […]