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Female Suicide Rates

Sarah Best

23rd March 2018

The following article explores the issue of suicide rates amongst women in Guyana, a country in northern mainland of South America.

Some of the explanations for this relate to alcoholism, lack of awareness of mental health issues and poverty.

This article could be useful for Theory and Methods (functionalism/interactionism) and Crime and Deviance.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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