Adolescent suicide attempts: risks and protectors.

  title={Adolescent suicide attempts: risks and protectors.},
  author={Iris Wagman Borowsky and Marjorie Ireland and Michael David Resnick},
  volume={107 3},
OBJECTIVE In 1997, suicide was the third leading cause of death among 10- to 19-year-olds in the United States, with the greatest increases in suicide rates in the previous decade experienced by black and other minority youth. The purpose of this study was to identify risk and protective factors for suicide attempts among black, Hispanic, and white male and female adolescents. METHODS We used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, conducted in 1995 and 1996. A… CONTINUE READING
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