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| Published: December 25, 2014

A Study of Befriending and Its Use on Suicide Prevention in India

Amitabh Roy

The Author is a Masters in Psychology from EIILM UNIVERSITY,8th Mile, Budang, Malabassey, West Sikkim- 737121, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.028/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.028

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The Goal of this study was to understand the concept of Befriending and its effects on Suicide Prevention in India. In view of the above purpose we studied the model of Befriending across the world and in India. The data was collected from 3 NGOs based out of Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Chennai. According to the data in the year 2006, Suicide rates had increased marginally up-to 1,18,11,12. It is observed that there is an increase in Suicide rate more among men than women.

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Suicide in India

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.028/20140201

10.25215/0201.028

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014