Adolescent alcohol involvement and suicide attempts: toward the development of a conceptual framework.

@article{Bagge2008AdolescentAI,
  title={Adolescent alcohol involvement and suicide attempts: toward the development of a conceptual framework.},
  author={Courtney L Bagge and Kenneth J Sher},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={1283-96}
}
The present article provides a conceptual framework of the relation between alcohol involvement (A) and suicide attempts (S). This framework can be broadly construed to reflect two dimensions: directionality (direction of causality; A-->S, S-->A, or a spurious relation) and temporality (distinguishing between proximal and distal effects of both behaviors). We review and evaluate the evidence on the association between A and S among adolescents using this conceptual framework as a guide. The… CONTINUE READING

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