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In New Research Poster 5.4, “Variation in Rates of Intentional Ingestion of Substances for Suspected Suicide Attempts and Substance Abuse Based on Age Among Us Adolescents and Adults,” published in the October 2019 Scientific Proceedings supplement issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychi atry, (2019;58:S246), the greater than or equal to symbol (≥) was incorrectly reversed by authors in the original publication to show a less than or equal to symbol (≤). This typographical error did not impact the science as reported and the authors regret this error.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Correction Source Type: research

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