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Association of Childhood Adversities With Suicide Ideation and Attempts in Puerto Rican Young Adults

Association of Childhood Adversities With Suicide Ideation and Attempts in Puerto Rican Young Adults Key PointsQuestionDoes greater exposure to childhood adversities help explain higher rates of suicide ideation and attempts among Puerto Rican young women than men? FindingsIn this cohort study of 2004 Puerto Rican young adults, greater exposure to childhood adversities was significantly associated with suicide ideation in young women and suicide attempts irrespective of sex. MeaningThese findings suggest that childhood adversities are relevant to understanding the risk of suicide attempt in ethnic minority youths from disadvantaged contexts and the risk of suicide ideation among young women. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Psychiatry American Medical Association

Association of Childhood Adversities With Suicide Ideation and Attempts in Puerto Rican Young Adults

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-622X
eISSN
2168-6238
DOI
10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.0480
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionDoes greater exposure to childhood adversities help explain higher rates of suicide ideation and attempts among Puerto Rican young women than men? FindingsIn this cohort study of 2004 Puerto Rican young adults, greater exposure to childhood adversities was significantly associated with suicide ideation in young women and suicide attempts irrespective of sex. MeaningThese findings suggest that childhood adversities are relevant to understanding the risk of suicide attempt in ethnic minority youths from disadvantaged contexts and the risk of suicide ideation among young women.

Journal

JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 5, 2021

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