A case report on attempted suicide by hanging of an adolescent girl
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Keywords

Adolescent
Attempted suicide
Hanging
Preventable

How to Cite

Shakya, K. N., Bhatta, A., & Bhandari, B. (2018). A case report on attempted suicide by hanging of an adolescent girl. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, 6(2), 78-80. Retrieved from http://jkmc.com.np/ojs/index.php/journal/article/view/554

Abstract

Suicidal attempt by hanging is a growing problem during adolescence. Globally, 8.5 % of all deaths among young people is accounted for by suicide. It is preventable, provided the risk factors and pre-suicidal behavior are identified for averting such a tragic happening. Pediatricians have crucial role to play in this.

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