Suicide in the deaf community: a literature review

Project Details


The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence of and risk factors for suicidal behaviour in the deaf population by reviewing previous literature in the field. The study was carried out in collaboration with Sign (the National Society for Mental Health and Deafness) and funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

The findings of the study have been published in a paper in the Annals of General Psychiatry.
Effective start/end date3/01/062/01/07

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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