Suicide in an American Community
Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Kent State University
This study consists of an in-depth analysis of the 621 suicides that occurred in Summit County, Ohio from 1997-2006. Data were derived from medical examiner's records including investigation reports, autopsy results, toxicological screens and suicide notes, as well as from newspaper articles. These data will be supplemented with census data. Specific aspects of suicide to be examined include the involvement of alcohol and other drugs, methods of suicide, physical and mental health, legal entanglements and relationship problems.
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