About the phenomenon of suicide in Egypt

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies

Author(s): Sherif Hilali

Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/about-the-phenomenon-of-suicide-in-egypt/

The suicidal behavior is frequently associated with conflict, disaster, violence, abuse, or loss and isolation, with reports about increasing suicide rates among vulnerable groups that may experience discrimination such as refugees and migrants, ethnic and religious minorities, and those who are exposed to discrimination on the basis of gender, color, or any other factors, in addition to spread of the phenomenon among prisoners. In general, statistics indicate that suicide is the second leading cause of death in the 15-24 age group, and the fourth cause of death among the 18-65 age group.

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