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ERIC Number: EJ676932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-828X
The Relation of Mood and Behavior to Alcohol Use in Adolescent Suicide Attempters.
Spirito, Anthony; Mehlenbeck, Robyn; Barnett, Nancy; Lewander, William; Voss, Alexis
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v12 n4 p35-53 2003
Substance use is an important risk factor for suicidal behavior in adolescence. In this study, rates of substance use in a sample of adolescents who had attempted suicide were examined as were the relationships of mood state and behavior problems to substance use. Results suggest that alcohol use among suicide attempters is more strongly related to conduct than mood disturbance. (Contains 46 references and 4 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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