chapter  30
International Perspectives on Suicide Bereavement—Slovenia
WithOnja Grad
Pages 10

Slovenia is a small Central European country with a long-lasting problem of suicidal behavior. The suicide rate has been very high for the past 40 years (between 25 and 35 per 100,000 per year). This fact was hidden to the international public in the much lower Yugoslav rates until 1991, when Slovenia became an independent state.