ERIC Number: EJ626016
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Trends in Suicide Ideation and Suicidal Behavior among High School Students in the United States, 1991-1997.
Brener, Nancy D.; Krug, Etienne G.; Simon, Thomas R.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v30 n4 p304-12 Win 2000
Examines trends in suicide ideation and behavior over time by analyzing data from nationally representative samples of students participating in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. From 1991 to 1997, the percentage of students who seriously considered suicide and made a suicide plan showed significant decreases. However, the percentage of students making an injurious suicide attempt significantly increased. (Contains 29 references and 4 tables.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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