Kōrero: Mental health services

Motives for male suicides, 1900–1950

Motives for male suicides, 1900–1950

This chart uses information from coroners' inquests between 1900 and 1950 to determine motives for suicides by males. It shows that mental illness was a reason behind almost one in five suicides in that period.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: John Weaver, A sadly troubled history: the meanings of suicide in the modern age. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2009. p. 155

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Warwick Brunton, 'Mental health services - Mental health and mental illness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/29396/motives-for-male-suicides-1900-1950 (accessed 27 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Warwick Brunton, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 Jun 2018