ERIC Number: EJ646768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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An Unmatched Case-Control Study of Nearly Lethal Suicide Attempts in Houston, Texas: Research Methods and Measurements.
Kresnow, Marcie-jo; Ikeda, Robin M.; Mercy, James A.; Powell, Kenneth E.; Potter, Lloyd B.; Simon, Thomas R.; Lee, Roberta K.; Frankowski, Ralph F.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v32 n1 p7-20 suppl 2002
This article details the research methods and measurements used in conducting a population-based, case-control study of nearly lethal suicide attempts among persons aged 13-34 years. This study was designed to extend understanding of suicidal behavior and prevention activities beyond identification of mental illnesses. Overall strengths and weaknesses of the study design are discussed. (Contains 37 references and 3 tables.) (BF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Texas (Houston)