ERIC Number: EJ646773
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Medical Conditions and Nearly Lethal Suicide Attempts.
Ikeda, Robin M.; Kresnow, Marcie-jo; Mercy, James A.; Powell, Kenneth E.; Simon, Thomas R.; Potter, Lloyd B.; Durant, Tonji M.; Swahn, Monica H.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v32 n1 p60-67 suppl 2002
This population-based, case-control study examined physical illness as a risk factor for suicidal behavior. Case patients were more likely than controls to report having any serious medical conditions. Results suggest that young men with medical conditions are at increased risk for nearly lethal suicide attempts. (Contains 33 references and 3 tables.) (BF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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