ERIC Number: EJ519413
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Sexual Orientation in Adolescents Who Commit Suicide.
Shaffer, David; And Others
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v25 suppl p64-71 1995
Examined relationship between suicidal behavior and homosexuality in adolescence in an unselected, matched sample. Found no evidence that suicide is a common characteristic of gay youth, or that when suicide does occur among gay teenagers, that it is a direct consequence of stigmatization or lack of support. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supplement: "Research Issues in Suicide and Sexual Orientation."