ERIC Number: EJ630649
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Relationship between Sexual Orientation and Risk for Suicide: Research Findings and Future Directions for Research and Prevention.
McDaniel, J. Stephen; Purcell, David; D'Augelli, Anthony R.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v31 n1 suppl p84-105 Spr 2001
This article reviews evidence for a link between suicide or suicidal behavior and sexual orientation by: 1) reviewing studies of the rates of completed and attempted suicide for gay, lesbian and bisexual people compared to the general population; 2) examining possible risk factors; 3) outlining opportunities for prevention; and 4) providing directions for future research. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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