An examination of suicidality of African American adolescents at a local and national level - Crabtree E, Brest B, Lewis RK.

Suicidality is a serious concern in this country. In the U.S. nearly 40,000 people die by suicide each year. It is the 10th leading cause of death. For those 15-24, it is the 2nd leading cause of death. Using data from the Add Health Longitudinal data set ...
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Globally, suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 15-29-years, and self-harm is one of the strongest known predictors of death by suicide. This editorial introduces the Special Issue on suicide and self-harm, emphasizing the research ...
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This study was designed to investigate whether there is a difference in the effects of sleep duration on suicide by gender. This study was conducted based ...
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