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Prevalence, Correlates, and Treatment of Lifetime Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents

Prevalence, Correlates, and Treatment of Lifetime Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prevalence, Correlates, and Treatment of Lifetime Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents Results From the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement Matthew K. Nock, PhD; Jennifer Greif Green, PhD; Irving Hwang, MA; Katie A. McLaughlin, PhD; Nancy A. Sampson, BA; Alan M. Zaslavsky, PhD; Ronald C. Kessler, PhD Context: Although suicide is the third leading cause of ria for at least one DSM-IV mental disorder assessed in death among US adolescents, little is known about the the survey. Most temporally primary (based on retro- prevalence, correlates, or treatment of its immediate pre- spective age-of-onset reports) fear/anger, distress, dis- cursors, adolescent suicidal behaviors (ie, suicide ide- ruptive behavior, and substance disorders significantly ation, plans, and attempts). predict elevated odds of subsequent suicidal behaviors in bivariate models. The most consistently significant as- Objectives: To estimate the lifetime prevalence of sui- sociations of these disorders are with suicide ideation, cidal behaviors among US adolescents and the associa- although a number of disorders are also predictors of plans tions of retrospectively reported, temporally primary and both planned and unplanned attempts among ide- DSM-IV disorders with the subsequent onset of suicidal ators. Most suicidal adolescents (80%) receive some behaviors. form of mental health treatment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Psychiatry American Medical Association

Prevalence, Correlates, and Treatment of Lifetime Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-622X
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2168-6238
DOI
10.1001/2013.jamapsychiatry.55
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23303463
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Abstract

ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prevalence, Correlates, and Treatment of Lifetime Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents Results From the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement Matthew K. Nock, PhD; Jennifer Greif Green, PhD; Irving Hwang, MA; Katie A. McLaughlin, PhD; Nancy A. Sampson, BA; Alan M. Zaslavsky, PhD; Ronald C. Kessler, PhD Context: Although suicide is the third leading cause of ria for at least one DSM-IV mental disorder assessed in death among US adolescents, little is known about the the survey. Most temporally primary (based on retro- prevalence, correlates, or treatment of its immediate pre- spective age-of-onset reports) fear/anger, distress, dis- cursors, adolescent suicidal behaviors (ie, suicide ide- ruptive behavior, and substance disorders significantly ation, plans, and attempts). predict elevated odds of subsequent suicidal behaviors in bivariate models. The most consistently significant as- Objectives: To estimate the lifetime prevalence of sui- sociations of these disorders are with suicide ideation, cidal behaviors among US adolescents and the associa- although a number of disorders are also predictors of plans tions of retrospectively reported, temporally primary and both planned and unplanned attempts among ide- DSM-IV disorders with the subsequent onset of suicidal ators. Most suicidal adolescents (80%) receive some behaviors. form of mental health treatment.

Journal

JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 2013

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