Year: 1999 Source: Canberra, ACT: Commonwealth of Australia, 2000. p.1-111 SIEC No: 20010083

This report reviews available information on the epidemiology of suicide & attempted suicide among young people in Australia, including trends, definitional & data collection issues. It summarises the current state of knowledge in the epidemiology of suicidal behaviour & highlights important gaps in knowledge which may provide direction for future research. The emphasis of the report is on Australian populations with the inclusion of non-Australian populations where necessary. (216 refs.)