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Ploskonka, Rachel Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) college students are among the most vulnerable to suicidal ideation and behaviors when compared to both heterosexual college students and other, generally older, members of the LGB community (Oswalt & Wyatt, 2011). Joiner's (2005) interpersonal psychological theory of suicide seems to be a possible framework…
Descriptors: College Students, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Suicide
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Elkins, Rebecca L.; King, Keith; Nabors, Laura; Vidourek, Rebecca – Journal of School Violence, 2017
School violence, school violent victimization, and suicidal ideation among adolescents are serious public health concerns. This pilot study investigated the influence of steroid use on problem behaviors. Secondary data analyses of the 2014 PRIDE Questionnaire were performed based on information collected from 38,414 high school adolescents.…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, School Safety, Victims
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O'Neil, Kelly A.; Puleo, Connor M.; Benjamin, Courtney L.; Podell, Jennifer L.; Kendall, Philip C. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2012
Evidence is mixed regarding an independent association between anxiety and suicidality in youth. Study 1 examined suicidal ideation in treatment-referred, anxiety-disordered youth (N = 312, aged 7-17). Forty-one percent of anxiety-disordered youth endorsed suicidal ideation. Anxiety disorder severity, global impairment, and current depressive…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Suicide, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns
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Thompson, Richard; Proctor, Laura J.; English, Diana J.; Dubowitz, Howard; Narasimhan, Subasri; Everson, Mark D. – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Although there is a well-known link between adverse experiences and suicidal ideation, there has been little study of the effects of recent adverse experiences on suicidal ideation in teenagers. This study examined the association between recent adverse experiences and suicidal ideation in a sample of 740 at-risk 16-year-old youth in the LONGSCAN…
Descriptors: Suicide, Psychological Patterns, Experience, Adolescents
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Yildiz, Muhammed; Solakoglu, Özgür – Youth & Society, 2019
Using data from the 2008 Youth in Europe Survey, this study applies general strain theory of deviance to suicidal behaviors of Turkish adolescents. The effects of various socioenvironmental strains on suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt, including mediating effects of "negative affective states," are investigated. Results indicate…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Negative Attitudes, Emotional Response, Suicide
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Mathias, Charles W.; Furr, Michael; Sheftall, Arielle H.; Hill-Kapturczak, Nathalie; Crum, Paige; Dougherty, Donald M. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2012
Both researchers and oversight committees share concerns about patient safety in the study-related assessment of suicidality. However, concern about assessing suicidal thoughts can be a barrier to the development of empirical evidence that informs research on how to safely conduct these assessments. A question has been raised if asking about…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Program Effectiveness, Psychological Patterns
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Szlyk, Hannah S. – School Mental Health, 2020
While research supports a strong association between risk of school dropout and suicidality, this youth population remains understudied. This qualitative study addresses this gap by examining self-reported risk and protective factors among 44 alternative high school students who endorsed varying levels of suicidal ideation. Criterion sampling of…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), At Risk Students, Potential Dropouts, Suicide
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Murray, Aja L.; McKenzie, Karen; Murray, Kara R.; Richelieu, Marc – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Depressive symptoms, a lack of close supportive relationships and suicidal ideation are important risk factors for suicidal acts. Previous studies have primarily focused on the additive effects of close relationships and depressive symptoms on suicide risk. Here we explored whether, in addition, close relationships moderated the impact of…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology), Suicide, Intimacy
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King, Matthew T.; Merrin, Gabriel J.; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Grant, Nickholas J.; Bub, Kristen L. – Exceptional Children, 2018
Research about students with disabilities and students identifying as LGBQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning) reveals that both populations report more suicidality and peer victimization and less school connectedness than do their peers. No study has previously examined the intersection of these identities with regard to peer victimization,…
Descriptors: Suicide, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Baams, Laura; Grossman, Arnold H.; Russell, Stephen T. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
The experience of minority stress is often named as a cause for mental health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth, including higher levels of depression and suicidal ideation. The processes or mechanisms through which these disparities occur are understudied. The interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide posits 2 key…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, At Risk Persons, Minority Groups, Depression (Psychology)
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Brabant, Marie-Eve; Hebert, Martine; Chagnon, Francois – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2013
This study explored the clinical profiles of 77 female teenager survivors of sexual abuse and examined the association of abuse-related and personal variables with suicidal ideations. Analyses revealed that 64% of participants experienced suicidal ideations. Findings from classification and regression tree analysis indicated that depression,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Suicide
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Benatov, Joy; Klomek, Anat Brunstein; Shira, Barzilay; Apter, Alan; Carli, Vladimir; Wasserman, Camilla; Hoven, Christina W.; Sarchiapone, Marco; Balazs, Juit; Bobes, Julio; Brunner, Romuald; Corcoran, Paul; Cosman, Doina; Haring, Christian; Kahn, Jean-Pierre; Keeley, Helen; Kereszteny, Agnes; Podlogar, Tina; Postuvan, Vita; Saiz, Pilar A.; Sisask, Merike; Varnik, Airi; Wasserman, Danuta – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Peer victimization is a major stressor adolescents often face in the school environment, and has been linked to depression and suicidal risk. This study analyzed the associations between three behavioral coping strategies (avoidance, seeking social support from adults/peers, and retaliation) and depression and suicidal ideation. Participants…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Bullying, Victims, Coping
Stover, Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation in practice sought to understand the major contributors to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in preadolescent children as described by health professionals in Washington state. Interview participants, made up of mental health therapists in private and public practice, emergency room personnel, school psychiatrists, and…
Descriptors: Suicide, Elementary School Students, Psychological Patterns, Influences
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Drapeau, Christopher W.; DeBrule, Daniel S. – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Elevations in hypomanic symptoms have been linked to high levels of creativity, and clinicians assess hypomania as one means of identifying individuals most at risk for attempting suicide among individuals diagnosed with depression. However, potential relationships between hypomania, creativity (i.e., divergent thinking and creative achievement),…
Descriptors: Creativity, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Suicide
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Hedley, Darren; Uljarevic, Mirko; Wilmot, Mathilda; Richdale, Amanda; Dissanayake, Cheryl – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at increased risk of suicide compared to the general population. Research has yet to identify the mechanisms underlying this increased risk. This study examined perceived social support as a potential protective factor for depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in 76 adults with ASD. Twenty-five…
Descriptors: Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, At Risk Persons
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