ERIC Number: EJ791941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
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Suicidal Ideation and Behaviors among Youths in Juvenile Detention
Abram, Karen M.; Choe, Jeanne Y.; Washburn, Jason J.; Teplin, Linda A.; King, Devon C.; Dulcan, Mina K.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n3 p291 Mar 2008
An epidemiological study used data from the Northwestern Juvenile Project to examine the association between psychiatric diagnosis and suicide risk among newly detained youths in the US juvenile system. Results concluded that psychiatric disorders were associated with suicide attempts, and females were found at a higher risk than males.
Descriptors: Suicide, Juvenile Justice, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Risk, Gender Differences
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