An Examination of Potential Misclassification of Army Suicides: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers.

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Debate continues about the accuracy of military suicide reporting due to concerns that some suicides may be classified as accidents to minimize stigma and ensure survivor benefits. We systematically reviewed records for 998 active duty Army deaths (510 suicides; 488 accident, homicide, and undetermined deaths; 2005-2009) and, using research criteria… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12280

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@article{Cox2017AnEO, title={An Examination of Potential Misclassification of Army Suicides: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers.}, author={Kenneth Cox and Matthew K. Nock and Quinn M Biggs and Jennifer L Bornemann and Lisa J. Colpe and Catherine L. Dempsey and Steven G. Heeringa and James E Mccarroll and Tsz Hin Ng and Michael L Schoenbaum and Robert J. Ursano and Bailey G Zhang and David M. Benedek}, journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior}, year={2017}, volume={47 3}, pages={257-265} }