Men aged 40-59 years

Protective and risk factors for suicide and attempted suicide among men aged 40-59 years

Background

For every woman who commit suicide there are three men. From 2003-2013, the suicide rate i Denmark decreased with 28 %. Among men aged 40-59 years the decline is only 7 %. It is important to examine the risk and the protective factors for suicidal behaviour for men aged 40-59 years.

Purpose

The purpose is to examine protective and risk factors for suicide and suicide attempts among men aged 40-59 years.

Method

Questionnairesurvey among men aged 40-59 years.

Status

Ongoing.

Financial support

Supported by the Ministry for Children and Social Affairs.

For further information, please contact Academic Associate, MSc in Cultural Sociology Kathrine Aaroee Joergensen on kaaj@cfsmail.dk or Director of Centre, Ph.D. Lilian Zoellner on email lz@cfsmail.dk.

Udgivet den 14. March 2017