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Should we invest in suicide prevention programs

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

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

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