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ERIC Number: EJ664187
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Risk-Taking Behavior and Adolescent Suicide Attempts.
Stanton, Cassandra; Spirito, Anthony; Donaldson, Deidre; Boergers, Julie
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v33 n1 p74-79 Spr 2003
Examines the overall rates of common risk-taking behaviors in a sample of 109 adolescents who made a suicide attempt, compared to a matched control sample. No differences in either the total number of risk-taking behavior or the frequency of individual risk-taking behaviors were found. These findings suggest that suicide attempts in adolescents are not a function of risk-taking behavior. (Contains 20 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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