Cognitive ability in early adulthood is associated with later suicide and suicide attempt: the role of risk factors over the life course.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cognitive ability/intelligence quotient (IQ) in youth has previously been associated with subsequent completed and attempted suicide, but little is known about the mechanisms underlying the associations. This study aims to assess the roles of various risk factors over the life course in explaining the observed relationships. METHOD The present… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291712001043

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