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Should we invest in suicide prevention programs

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  • Sari, Nazmi
  • de Castro, Sahily
  • Newman, Frederick L.
  • Mills, Gerry

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

Volume (Year): 37 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 262-275

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Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:37:y:2008:i:1:p:262-275

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  1. Altinanahtar, Alper & Halicioglu, Ferda, 2009. "A Dynamic Econometric Study of Suicides in Turkey," MPRA Paper 15568, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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