ERIC Number: EJ646771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Influence of Geographic Mobility on Nearly Lethal Suicide Attempts.
Potter, Lloyd B.; Kresnow, Marcie-jo; Powell, Kenneth E.; Simon, Thomas R.; Mercy, James A.; Lee, Roberta K.; Frankowski, Ralph F.; Swann, Alan C.; Bayer, Timothy; O'Carroll, Patrick W.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v32 n1 p42-48 suppl 2002
Presents a population-based, case-control study of nearly lethal suicide attempts with 153 cases and 513 controls. Results indicate that moving in the past year is positively associated with a nearly lethal suicide attempt, as are specific characteristics of the move. Findings confirm and extend prior research by demonstrating a relationship between geographic mobility and suicide attempts. (Contains 16 references and 2 tables.) (BF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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