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ERIC Number: EJ310980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Non-fatal Suicidal and Life-threatening Behavior among 13- to 17-Year Old Adolescents Seeking Emergency Medical Care.
Deykin, Eva Y.; And Others
American Journal of Public Health, v75 n1 p90-92 Jan 1985
In suicidal behavior emergency room admissions of adolescents at Brockton Hospital (Massachusetts), females predominated over males by almost two to one. Also, repeat episodes of self-inflicted injury were common among females. The type of the initial episode was a powerful predictor of a repeat occurrence. (Author/KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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