ERIC Number: EJ519414
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Suicide and Sexual Orientation: A Critical Summary of Recent Research and Directions for Future Research.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v25 suppl p72-81 1995
Research on the hypothesized relationship between sexual orientation and suicide is limited. National or statewide data on frequency and causes of completed suicide in gay and lesbian people do not exist. Methodological limitations in research literature include lack of consensus on definition of key terms, nonrepresentative samples, and lack of appropriate controls. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Death, Definitions, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Problems, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Program Evaluation, Psychopathology, Research Problems, Research Reports, Self Destructive Behavior, Self Injurious Behavior, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality, Social Discrimination, Suicide
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Supplement: "Research Issues in Suicide and Sexual Orientation."